Florida healthcare facilities affected after cybersecurity incident

Tenet Healthcare Corporation went through a cybersecurity incident last week, the company reported on Tuesday. The company immediately suspended user access to any impacted technology and took steps to restrict unauthorized activity, according to a press release. Stay informed: Local coverage of WPBF 25 NewsThere was a “temporary disruption” at some acute care facilities, according to Tenet, but hospitals remained operational and continued to provide patient care through a backup process. Locations affected included St. Mary’s Medical Center and Good Samaritan Medical Center in Palm Beach County, according to Tenet. “Currently, critical applications have been largely restored and the affected subset of facilities have begun to resume normal operations,” Tenet Healthcare Corporation said in a statement. “Tenet is grateful to its doctors, nurses and staff for their dedication to caring for patients safely as society works to address this issue.” Nationwide: National coverage of WPBF 25 NewsThe investigation is ongoing. CORRECTION: WPBF previously sent out a push alert stating that dozens of Tenet locations were impacted. This has been corrected after clarification from the company.

Tenet Healthcare Corporation went through a cybersecurity incident last week, the company reported on Tuesday.

The company immediately suspended user access to any impacted technology and took steps to restrict unauthorized activity, according to a press release.

Stay informed: Local coverage of WPBF 25 News

According to Tenet, there was a “temporary hiatus” at some acute care facilities, but hospitals remained operational and continued to provide patient care through a backup process.

Affected locations included St. Mary’s Medical Center and Good Samaritan Medical Center in Palm Beach County, according to Tenet.

“Currently, critical applications have been largely restored and the affected subset of facilities have begun to resume normal operations,” Tenet Healthcare Corporation said in a statement. “Tenet is grateful to its doctors, nurses and staff for their dedication to caring for patients safely as society works to address this issue.”

Around the country: National coverage of WPBF 25 News

The investigation is ongoing.

CORRECTION: WPBF previously sent out a push alert stating that dozens of Tenet locations were impacted. This has been corrected after clarification from the company.

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