Size Doesn’t Matter to Cyberthugs


Ransomware is no longer a concern limited to major health systems. Regional hospitals and specialty clinics are battling malicious cyberattacks as ransomware groups grow more opportunistic, STAT reports. Small providers — from pediatrics clinics to child abuse prevention nonprofits are being attacked. Such an attack can be devastating for a health system of any size and scary for anyone relying on its care. But for smaller hospitals and practices, the costs — both to patients and to the bottom line — can be especially steep. Read more.