Methodist Hospital (KY) contains the ransomware attack on its network and restores access to end users. Hackers were not paid a ransom, and an FBI investigation is ongoing.
Hackers attack two Prime Healthcare Services hospitals in Southern California hospitals, Chino Valley Medical Center and Desert Valley Hospital. Administrators refuse to say whether a ransom was demanded, but say patient safety has not been compromised and that steps are being taken to restore full user access.
Apple partners with genetic testing vendor 23andMe to integrate consumer genome information into ResearchKit apps.
JAMIA publishes a call for submissions about the safety of all types of healthcare IT systems for an upcoming special issue.