UHS says all U.S. facilities affected by apparent ransomware attack

Healthcare IT News: Universal Health Services said Thursday afternoon that it was continuing its efforts to recover from a security issue that led to a network shutdown throughout its United States facilities.   

"The UHS IT Network is in the process of being restored and applications are being reconnected," said a statement on the website of the King of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based hospital chain, which operates some 400 hospitals, outpatient clinics and behavioral health centers across the U.S and in the U.K. 

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