Massachusetts Health System Uploaded Info Of 4300 Patients To Unsecured storage Network

Jackie Drees - Friday, April sixteenth, 2021         
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Southbridge, Mass.-based Harrington Healthcare System lately started notifying greater than 4,000 sufferers that their protected well being data had been unintentionally uploaded and uncovered.

In an April 9 discover on its web site, Harrington Healthcare stated a mailing checklist containing sufferers' names, ages, addresses, dates of start and doctor names was unintentionally uploaded to a community file location on its data system that was not designed to retailer safe affected person data and will have been accessed by events exterior of the well being system.  Harrington Doctor Companies reported the breach to HHS April 8 as affecting 4,393 individuals. It said that it has carried out a threat evaluation and carried out safeguards to keep away from repeat incidents. 

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