The ransomware attack Monday impacted the enterprise IT infrastructure, including the electronic health records system, at Harrisonville, Mo.-based Cass Regional Medical Center, which includes 35 inpatient beds and several outpatient clinics, a spokeswoman tells Information Security Media Group.As of Wednesday morning, about 70 percent of Cass’ affected systems were restored, she says. Except for diverting urgent stroke and trauma patients to other hospitals “out of precaution,” Cass Regional has continued to provide inpatient and outpatient services for less urgent situations as it recovers from the attack, she says.”We’ve gone to our downtime processes,” she says, which include resorting to the use of paper records while the hospital’s Meditech EHR system is offline during the restoration and forensics investigation, she says.

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