Chief Healthcare Executive December 9, 2023
Ron Southwick

The attack disrupted operations at hospitals in several states. Ardent says it has restored its electronic health records.

Ardent Health Services says it continues its recovery efforts following a ransomware attack.

The for-profit system discovered the attack on Thanksgiving, and the incident disrupted hospitals in several states. Ardent hospitals temporarily diverted ambulances to other facilities for a few days after the attack was discovered.

This week, Ardent says it has succeeded in restoring its access to Epic electronic health records, along with some clinical and business systems. The for-profit system says it is making progress in its recovery efforts and is continuing to provide care for patients.

“We continue to care for patients in our hospitals, emergency rooms and clinics,”...

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