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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – Ascension Health is acknowledging “unusual activity” on its select technology network systems.

A spokesperson with Ascension said after noticing the activity, it responded immediately, initiated an investigation, and activated remediation efforts.

Ascension said access to some systems has been interrupted as this process continues.

A spokesperson with Ascension said the staff are trained for these kinds of scenarios and are working to minimize the impact to patients.

“We have notified the appropriate authorities and are working to fully investigate what information, if any, may have been affected by the situation. Should we determine that any sensitive information was affected, we will notify and support those individuals in accordance with all relevant regulatory and legal guidelines,” an Ascension spokesperson said in an email to Action 2 News.


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