Scripps Health

Scripps Health IT applications pushed offline following cyberattack

The San Diego-based health system experienced a cyberattack on Saturday, following which it suspended user access to several IT applications, including its patient portal. Though it is not clear if patient data was compromised, care services were affected, with the system having to reschedule some appointments and revert to paper records.

Former Hospital CIO Finds 177% Increase as Hackers Breached 21.3M Healthcare Records in 2H of 2020

What You Should Know: – As the fallout of COVID-19 continues to plague healthcare systems and hospitals, cybercriminals took a notable interest in these entities through malicious hacking incidents in the second half of 2020.  In a new CI report released, Drex DeFord, former CIO at Scripps Health., Seattle Children’s, Steward Healthcare, and strategic healthcare …

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