Breaches Reported by St. Luke’s Health-Memorial Lufkin, RiverPointe Post Acute, and Iowa Total Care

HIPAA Journal

CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial Lufkin in Texas has started notifying patients that some of their protected health information may have been accessed by an unauthorized individual.

St Luke’s threat management team investigated a security breach involving a network server on March 25, 2020. Third-party vendors conducted a forensic investigation and determined on April 23, 2020 that the email accounts of two employees may have been accessed by an unapproved outside party.

The investigation did not uncover evidence confirming unauthorized PHI access or data theft, but the possibility could not be ruled out. The email accounts contained...

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