September 30, 2020 | computer | No Comments
The health giant’s network remained shut down as of Tuesday. Health workers say the outage has made communicating difficult and that they are using paper records and hand-labeling medications. The Wall Street Journal said some ambulances have been re-routed and elective surgeries canceled.
Las Vegas Review-Journal:
Universal Health Services Confirmed A Cyberattack At Its Hospitals In Las Vegas And The U.S.
Universal Health Services, which operates six hospitals in the Las Vegas Valley, said Tuesday that its computer networks remained shut down after what it confirmed was a cyberattack on Sunday. (Hynes, 9/29)
Becker’s Hospital Review:
Employees Describe Chaotic Scene At UHS Hospitals Amid IT Incident
The attack began on Sept. 27, and one nurse told CNBC the computers slowly stopped working. The health system issued a statement on Sept. 28 acknowledging an “IT security issue” and noted its facilities turned to downtime protocols. Employees are now stepping forward to