Ransomware Attacks: Bad for Hospitals, Deadly for Patients

In 2021, University of Minnesota health economist Hannah Neprash listened to a Tradeoffs story on ransomware in health care and was inspired to study whether cyberattacks actually harm patients. This week, she shares her striking findings, and we revisit the inside story of a ransomware negotiation that sparked her work.


Karen Sprenger, CISSP, GCFE, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Ransomware Negotiator, LMG Security 

Hannah Neprash, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

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