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WI, GA, LA Hospitals Confirm Recent Healthcare Cyberattacks

Hospitals in Wisconsin, Georgia, and Louisiana—Southwest Health Center, Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital, and Baton Rouge General, respectively—have been targeted by vicious cyberattacks in recent months. In addition to highlighting the healthcare sector’s susceptibility to cybercrimals, it’s a trend that speaks to a larger issue at play, cybersecurity experts say.

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WI, GA, LA Hospitals Confirm Recent Healthcare Cyberattacks

Hospitals in Wisconsin, Georgia, and Louisiana—Southwest Health Center, Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital, and Baton Rouge General, respectively—have been targeted by vicious cyberattacks in recent months. In addition to highlighting the healthcare sector’s susceptibility to cybercrimals, it’s a trend that speaks to a larger issue at play, cybersecurity experts say.

Two People Injured in Fire at a Queens Hospital

A rooftop blaze at a hospital in Queens, N.Y. left two people with minor injuries, fire officials say. Thick black smoke poured out over the top of John’s Episcopal Hospital’s roof, before the flames were extinguished.

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Case Study: PartsSource: In the Nick of Time

When 20 ventilators from the State of New York arrived without a pre-arranged delivery time on the shipping dock of Long Island Community Hospital at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, the hospital’s clinical engineering team kicked into high gear. But the arrival of the ventilators was only the start of the CE team’s work.

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