No patient data compromised in Wyoming health system ransomware attack

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After experiencing a ransomware attack Sept. 20, Gillette, Wyo.-based Campbell County Health's IT Director Matt Sabus said there has been no evidence that patient information was compromised, according to the Gillette News Record.

Since the initial attack, the health system has been working to get its systems back up and running. Campbell County Health did have to suspend new inpatient admissions and canceled some surgeries Sept. 20.  By Sept. 21, the health system's emergency department was accepting new patients.

Despite the difficulties, Campbell County Health was still able to treat existing patients at the hospital, according to the health system's Chief of Medical Staff Nicholas Stamato.

"Since the attack occurred, we have provided continuous, uninterrupted medical services to our patients in the community," Chris Beltz, emergency medicine director at Campbell County Health, told the Gillette News Record.

Campbell County Health is working with the state department of homeland security and FBI.

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