Blood Shortages Hit London Hospitals After Ransomware Attack

June 11, 2024 at 03:48PM A cyberattack has disrupted UK pathology lab services, causing delays in critical functions in London hospitals. Dr. Gail Miflin has called for public blood donations to support surgeries. Synnovis, operated in partnership with NHS trusts and SYNLAB, is working with authorities to resolve the issue. The company expressed regret for … Read more

Ransomware Attack Disrupts Operations Across London Hospitals

June 5, 2024 at 11:55AM A ransomware attack on UK healthcare provider Synnovis has disrupted services at several London hospitals, impacting patient care. The incident has raised concerns about cybersecurity in healthcare and the potential life-threatening consequences of such attacks. The need for proactive measures, including improved security and crisis response planning, is highlighted to … Read more

Major London hospitals disrupted by Synnovis cyberattack

June 4, 2024 at 12:07PM A cyberattack on Synnovis has significantly disrupted healthcare services at multiple major NHS hospitals in London, impacting pathology and diagnostic services. The attack, potentially a ransomware incident, has led to the cancellation and redirection of procedures, affecting urgent and emergency care. Access to pathology results may take weeks to restore. … Read more

Cannes Hospital Cancels Medical Procedures Following Cyberattack

April 22, 2024 at 01:54AM Cannes Hospital Centre – Simone Veil (CHC-SV) was hit by a cyberattack, forcing the shutdown of its systems. The hospital is now operating via manual methods, causing delays in patient services. No ransom demand has been made, and no data theft has been reported. CHC-SV is working to restore normal … Read more

840-bed hospital in France postpones procedures after cyberattack

April 18, 2024 at 02:33PM The Hospital Simone Veil in Cannes (CHC-SV) suffered a cyberattack, impacting its operations and forcing staff to resort to pen and paper. With 2,100 employees and 869 beds, it handles 150,000 outpatient and 50,000 emergency room visits annually. Roughly 30% of non-urgent surgical procedures were canceled, and investigations are ongoing … Read more

White House and lawmakers increase pressure on UnitedHealth to ease providers’ pain

March 11, 2024 at 08:09PM The Biden administration and lawmakers are pressuring UnitedHealth Group to help medical providers affected by a ransomware attack on Change Healthcare. The attack caused disruptions and cash flow issues for providers, with the hackers receiving over $22 million in ransom. Lawmakers are calling for stronger cybersecurity standards in the healthcare … Read more

A Chicago Children’s Hospital Has Taken Its Networks Offline After a Cyberattack

February 6, 2024 at 09:00AM Chicago’s Lurie Children’s Hospital faces a network shutdown following a potential ransomware cyberattack, impeding medical records access and communication. Hospital officials are investigating with experts and law enforcement. Patients face delayed care, while the hospital struggles to manage the disruption. The incident mirrors a wider trend of escalating digital attacks … Read more

Lurie Children’s Hospital took systems offline after cyberattack

February 2, 2024 at 11:24AM Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, a prominent pediatric care facility with 360 beds and 1,665 physicians, faced a cyberattack, prompting a shutdown of its IT systems. The incident disrupted operations, delaying medical care and impacting services, including internet, email, and phone access. The hospital is addressing the matter seriously, collaborating … Read more

Ardent Hospitals Diverting Patients Following Ransomware Attack

November 28, 2023 at 05:42AM Healthcare services provider Ardent Health Services experienced a ransomware attack on Thanksgiving morning, causing disruptions to clinical and financial operations. Patient care is unaffected, but certain procedures are being rescheduled and patients are being diverted to other hospitals. Ardent is working to restore systems and determine the extent of the … Read more

Ardent Health Hospitals Disrupted After Ransomware Attack

November 27, 2023 at 04:43PM Ardent Health Services experienced a ransomware attack in November, affecting its entire network and 30 hospitals across six states. Patient care was not disrupted, but some emergency cases are being redirected to other hospitals. Ardent has reported the attack, launched an investigation, and suspended user accounts. The restoration of access … Read more