How Jones Eye Clinic, CJ Elmwood Partners Surgery Center recovered after a ransomware attack: 3 details

Sioux City-Iowa-based Jones Eye Clinic and its ASC used backup information to recover from a ransomware attack, according to healthdatamanagement.com

Here are the key details to know:

1. Over 40,000 individuals were potentially affected by the ransomware attack on Jones Eye Clinic and CJ Elmwood Partners Surgery Center.

2. The day the attack took place, Aug. 23, the practice restored its data with backup information, ending the attack without having to pay the ransom.

3. Even though the data was restored, the attackers could have gained access to the patients' health information.The clinic will provide a year of credit monitoring for affected patients.

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