Patient sues BJC HealthCare over employee email hack: 4 details

Becker's Hospital Review

Laura Dyrda

A former patient of St. Louis-based BJC HealthCare filed a class-action lawsuit against the health system over a cybersecurity incident, according to the lawsuit hosted on Bloomberg.

Four things to know:

1. BJC HealthCare reported three employees' email accounts were breached on May 5 and may have exposed personal health information. The information included patient names, medical records, clinical information, insurance information and Social Security numbers.

2. The lawsuit claims patients with...

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