Cyberattack led to harrowing lapses at Ascension hospitals, clinicians say

Marvin Ruckle, who has worked as a NICU nurse at an Ascension hospital in Kansas, said problems caused by the cyberattack nearly led him to administer the wrong dose of a narcotic to a baby. Travis Heying for KFF Health News

Travis Heying for KFF Health News

In the wake of a debilitating cyberattack against one of the nation’s largest health care systems, Marvin Ruckle, a nurse at an Ascension hospital in Wichita, Kansas, said he had a frightening experience: He nearly gave a baby “the wrong dose of narcotic” because of confusing paperwork.

Ruckle, who has worked in the

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