Marin electronic medical record system hacked, ransom paid

Richard Halstead reports:

Marin Medical Practices Concepts, a Novato company that provides medical billing and electronic medical records services to many Marin physicians, had its computer system hacked and paid a ransom to regain access to its own data.

There is “no evidence” that any patient data were compromised, according to a company official.

As a result of the security breach, many Marin doctors have been unable to access patients’ electronic medical records for more than a week.

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