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Ascension Healthcare, with 140 hospitals and more than 50 urgent cares in 19 states, was impacted by a cyberattack earlier this month, forcing ambulances to divert and pharmacies to shut down. The system disconnected from its Epic EHR, which caused long emergency department wait times and care delays. Ascension has not given a timeline for when its systems will be fully restored, according to Healthcare Dive on its cyberattack state-by-state tracker.

How much: When Change Healthcare was attacked in February, it paid out $22 million in bitcoin as ransom. So far, no information regarding any ransom payments has been shared for the Ascension attack.

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