CommonSpirit—the second-largest nonprofit hospital chain which treated 20 million patients in 2019—is currently in the throes of recovering from a major cyberattack. The attack contributed to the company experiencing a $400 million dollar loss to start its 2023 fiscal year.
A recent ransomware attack on a major health system that operates over 1,000 hospitals and care facilities across 21 states could impact millions of Americans.
CommonSpirit Health was hit with a cyber attack on Oct. 3, which forced the health company to take certain computer systems offline “as a precautionary step,” the company said shortly after it learned of the incident.
While it remains unclear whether patient health information was compromised, patients have reported the impacts of the cyber attack on their health care and treatments.
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