Reported ransomware attack leads to weeks of Aprima EHR outages

Healthcare IT News

Kat Jercich

A reported ransomware attack on the CompuGroup Medical data center partner, MedNetwoRX, has impeded some customers' access to their Aprima electronic health record systems for more than two weeks.

According to emails forwarded to Healthcare IT News, the disruption began on April 22 – and some hosted Aprima clients are still waiting for service to be restored as of Friday.

"The outage has been tremendously disruptful to our ability to properly care for our patients," said Dr. Christopher Fox, a Colorado-based endocrinologist.

Fox's clinic, the Alpine Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, is...

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