Two North Jersey hospitals continue to turn away patients in wake of cyber attack

Posted on AllSides November 28th, 2023
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Two North Jersey hospitals continued to divert patients from their emergency departments Tuesday after they were hit with a cyber attack that prompted a computer network shutdown. Hackensack Meridian's Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair and Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood have been sending ambulances and patients to other hospitals for at least 24 hours, according to a website that tracks hospital diversions, and have been rescheduling non-emergency surgeries and other procedures. The ransomware attack began on Thanksgiving morning, according to a statement released Monday by Ardent Health Services of...

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