Patient Breach Victims File Lawsuits Against Assured Imaging, BJC Health

HealthITSecurity.com

Jessica Davis

The patients impacted by two separate data breaches of Assured Imaging and BJC Healthcare have filed lawsuits against the providers, alleging security failings were behind the massive data compromises caused by ransomware and phishing incidents, respectively.

On August 26, Arizona-based Assured Imaging, a mobile digital mammography provider, began notifying 244,813 patients that their data was potentially breached after a ransomware attack, which lasted from May 15 to May 17.

In the process, patient data was exfiltrated. But the investigation could not determine...

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