Via Christi Manhattan, Wamego Health Center restore electronic patient documentation after cyber security incident – WIBW

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WICHITA, Kan. (WIBW) – Ascension Via Christi in Manhattan and the Wamego Health Center have restored the primary technology used for electronic patient documentation in care settings after a cyber security incident.

According to an Ascension spokesperson, in an update on Tuesday, June 11, all Via Christi hospitals in Kansas have successfully restored EHR access. This will allow most hospital departments, physician offices and clinics to use electronic documentation, charting and ordering systems. Patients should see improved efficiencies and wait times. The team continues to work to restore other ancillary technology systems.

In an update on Monday, June 10, the spokesperson said this technology was successfully restored for Ascension Via Christi’s four Wichita hospitals, Via Christi St. Francis, St. Joseph, St. Teresa and the Rehabilitation Hospital. It was also restored for Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg.

Ascension Via Christi experienced a disruption to their electronic documentation systems due to a cyber security incident on May 9.

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