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