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Cyberattack Forces Memorial Health System to Cancel Surgeries, Divert Patients

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Aug
2021
Cyberattack Forces Memorial Health System to Cancel Surgeries, Divert Patients

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The health system operates three hospitals (Marietta Memorial Hospital, Selby General Hospital, and Sistersville General Hospital) and multiple provider clinics and outpatient service sites.

On August 15, the organization announced that it fell victim to a cyberattack that forced it to suspend “user access to information technology applications.” The incident resulted in disrupted clinical and financial operations, including suspended medical exams, cancelled surgeries, and patients being diverted to other facilities.

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