Beaumont Health Reports 2019 Data Breach Impacting 114K Patients

HealthITSecurity

Jessica Davis

Michigan-based Beaumont Health recently began notifying about 114,000 patients that their personal data was potentially breached after a hack on several employee email accounts in 2019.

The notification does not explain when the breach was first discovered. However, the investigation concluded on March 29 that several email accounts were accessed for more than a week between May 23 and June 3, 2019. Further, Beaumont was unable to determine whether the data was exfiltrated.

The compromised data included the health and personal data that varied by patient, including names, contact information, diagnoses, procedures, treatment locations, ...

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