Harold Brubaker reports:
Computer systems at Delaware County’s Crozer Health were offline Thursday after a ransomware attack on the health system’s owner, Prospect Medical Holdings Inc., the company said.
“We have experienced a ransomware attack that is Prospect-wide, and are currently evaluating the situation,” Crozer spokesperson Lori Bookbinder said in a text. “We will provide updates as appropriate.”
Crozer includes Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland and Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. Prospect ended inpatient services at Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Drexel Hill and Springfield Hospital in Springfield.
Read more at The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Earlier today, DataBreaches noted that Eastern Connecticut Health Network hospitals and facilities were also impacted by a breach affecting Prospect Medical Holdings.
Prospect Medical Holdings owns 16 hospitals in four states that include tertiary medical centers, academic teaching hospitals, behavioral health facilities, community hospitals, and long-term care facilities. Their hospitals are in Southern California, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. In addition, they also operate a network of 166 outpatient clinics and centers.