Cybersecurity risks continue to pervade many aspects of the healthcare sector, including the medical supply chain which has been experiencing its own set of new security challenges as of late, as one medical vendor has seen.
A recent ransomware attack on a medication management systems provider is the latest reminder of persistent cybersecurity threats and risks facing healthcare supply chain and related vendors, as well as their customers.
In a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 8-K filing on Monday, Mountain View, California-based Omnicell disclosed that it determined on May 4 that a ransomware attack had affected certain internal IT systems, and that the incident and its full effect were still being investigated.
“There is an impact on certain of the Company’s products and services, as well as certain of its internal systems,” says the filing by the medication automation solutions vendor, whose products are used in hospitals, pharmacies and other healthcare sector entities.
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