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217 Today: Midwest hospital still reeling two years after cyberattack

Matt Ashley, a senior IT technologist at Johnson Memorial Health in Franklin, Indiana, is part of a small team that spent months helping the hospital recover after a cyberattack in 2021.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Today’s headlines:

  • The Champaign Unit 4 school board voted Monday to accept over $200,000 in a settlement with the vaping company Juul.
  • Federal prosecutors are focusing on no-work contracts in the trial of four former ComEd executives and lobbyists.
  • A University of Illinois student was arrested in connection with the stabbing of two other students in Campustown.
  • The Ensemble Mik Nawooj is bringing a blend of classical music and hip-hop to Eastern Illinois University.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll check in with a Midwest hospital that’s still reeling two years after a cyberattack.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Emily Hays, Dave McKinney, Reginald Hardwick, Owen Henderson and Farah Yousry.

Sydney Wood

Sydney Wood

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