Six More Healthcare Providers Impacted by Ransomware Attacks

HIPAA Journal

Steve Alder

GBMC HealthCare in Maryland, Golden Gate Regional Center in California, and Dyras Dental in Michigan have recently suffered ransomware attacks and Allegheny Health Network, AMITA Health, and Bayhealth have announced they have been affected by the ransomware attack on Blackbaud Inc.

GBMC HealthCare
Towson, MD-based GBMC HealthCare has announced it suffered a ransomware attack on December 6, 2020 that forced its computer systems offline and the healthcare provider is now operating under EHR downtime procedures while the attack is mitigated. GBMC HealthCare had planned for such an attack and had processes in place to ensure care could continue to be provided to patients while keeping disruption to a minimum.

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