No patient information accessed in Adams Memorial breach

The hospital was a victim of a ransomware attack in January.

Posted: Mar 23, 2018 9:52 PM
Updated: Mar 23, 2018 11:00 PM

DECATUR, Ind. (WFFT) - Adams Memorial Hospital said hackers didn't access any patient data earlier this year.

The hospital was a victim of a ransomware attack in January.

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Adams Memorial Hospital posted on Facebook that an investigation into the breach was completed.

It also said the Indiana State Department of Health also did an audit of the computer system at the hospital on behalf of the FBI.

The audit said the system was in compliance.

Adams Memorial Hospital told FOX 55 in January it didn't pay the ransom.

Hancock Health paid $55,000 after falling victim to a hack on the same day.

Lutheran Health Network and Parkview Health said they have safeguards in place to protect patient information from hackers.

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