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Ransomware Attack on California Hospital Puts Providers on Alert for New Threats to Health Information

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While management at hospitals and other health care providers has long been aware of the need to implement computer security policies to comply with HIPAA’s requirements for protecting sensitive patient information, cybersecurity may have rocketed to the top of management’s priority list in the wake of the recent cyberattack on Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC) that left the hospital unable to access some of its computer systems for ten days.

Cohen, Samuel C.

Manning, Alex

Arent Fox LLP


May 18, 2016

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