Energy and Commerce Committee

Oversight and Investigations


Walden Presses Nuance on ‘NotPetya’ Malware Outbreak

10.19.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today sent a letter to Nuance, a computer software technology corporation that works in the health care space, regarding the NotPetya malware outbreak. The letter follows letters last month from the committee that were sent to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Merck on this issue.

“According to both news reports and recent public statements, Nuance’s ability to provide vital transcription and dictation services to health care professionals was affected by the malware strain...

Press Release

Letter to Nuance Regarding NotPetya Outbreak

10.19.2017

Excerpt: “According to both news reports and recent public statements, Nuance’s ability to provide vital transcription and dictation services to health care professionals was affected by the malware strain commonly known as ‘NotPetya.’ While Nuance has announced that impacted services have been fully restored, Nuance’s original infection and its effects adds to the growing list of concerns about the potential consequences of cyber threats to the health care sector. It is important, therefore, for the Committee to understand the details of this event so we can work together to ensure...

Letter

E&C Announces Details for #FullCmte Hearing on #OpioidCrisis NEXT WEEK

10.18.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) formally announced a hearing for Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 10 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Federal Efforts to Combat the Opioid Crisis: A Status Update on CARA and Other Initiatives.”

Chairman Walden announced last month in Morning Consult that the committee would hold a rare full committee hearing, the first of this Congress, on the epidemic. The hearing will provide a status update on the implementation...

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