Catholic Health Impacted by CaptureRx Data Breach, Patients’ PHI Exposed

Health IT Security

Lisa Gentes-Hunt

Catholic Health announced that the recent CaptureRx data breach is impacting some of its patients’ protected health information (PHI.)

A total of 17,002 patients are being impacted by the data breach, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights.

In a press release, Catholic Health announced that patients from Mount St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston, New York and Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, New York, were part of the third-party pharmaceutical software vendor’s data breach which exposed patients’ PHI. CaptureRx notified the New York healthcare system on June 3, 2021, it stated.

The two New York-based hospitals join a variety of healthcare providers from across the country that were impacted by the CaptureRx data breach. The CaptureRx ransomware breach impacted...

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