Hospital confirms: patient computer records lost to cyber-attack - VT Digger

It will be “days” before UVMMC gets its patient portal back after the cyberattack. But - how many? And what will it cost - both in money and human wellbeing?

"The outage caused by the attack, which was first identified Wednesday, shut down the UVM Medical Center’s electronic health records system, limited appointments, and slowed capabilities for Covid-19 testing. On Thursday, the FBI started investigating the cyberattack. At a press conference, Leffler said he didn’t know whether the disruption was caused by ransomware, as has been the case at more than two dozen hospitals across the country."

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-11-02 16:31:38 -0500