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  • A 15-year-old patient died by suicide earlier this year while under the care of Shodair Children’s Hospital in Helena. A state health department report released to Montana Free Press outlines insufficient staffing and inadequate monitoring in the hospital’s residential psychiatric unit may have contributed to the child’s death in May.
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    Health care facilities in rural areas, including Montana and Wyoming, are more often the target of cyberattacks than in the past. YPR news’ Jess Sheldahl spoke with Ryan Levi, producer for the national health policy podcast Tradeoffs, about ransomware attacks aimed at the healthcare industry.