2 New Jersey hospitals impacted by cyberattack diverting emergency room patients

Posted on AllSides November 27th, 2023
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Two New Jersey hospitals are still turning away new patients after a ransomware attack potentially compromised patient information. The cyberattack impacted hospitals under the Ardent Health Services umbrella. New Jersey's Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair and Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, both continue to divert patients to nearby ERs. News 12 New Jersey spoke with cyber expert Scott Schober, of Berkeley Varitronics Systems. He says cyberattacks are becoming more common and hospitals are likely targets as they continue to migrate from paper to digital. Cyberattacks...

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