Another medical system is slowly returning to normal following a ransomware attack that hindered its operations. This recovery comes shortly after Texas-based OakBend Medical Center also began recovering from a cyberattack.
More than two weeks after a ransomware attack crippled its parent company, MercyOne health system is beginning to restore certain systems that were taken offline.
MercyOne Central Iowa region officials announced Thursday they are in the process of restoring access to key systems, including its electronic health record system and the payroll system, that were taken offline following the cyberattack earlier this month at CommonSpirit Health.
“As systems come back online, our providers will be able to access their patients’ electronic health records, electronic prescription tools and our colleagues can access their pay information,” officials said in a statement. “It will take some time before we can restore full functionality, and we continue work to bring our systems up as quickly and safely as we can.”
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