University Health PHI exposed after vendor employee downloads data, posts on public website

Becker's Health IT

Hannah Mitchell

San Antonio-based University Health began notifying 2,704 patients that its billing services vendor, Med-Data, fell victim to a data breach.

University Health said in an April 5 news release that Med-Data provides revenue cycle and patient billing services for the Texas health system.

Med-Data said a former employee saved PHI files to personal folders they published on a public website while the employee worked at Med-Data.

Nine things to know about the breach:

1. On Dec. 10, 2020, an...

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