More hospitals are reporting that they have suffered a breach of protected health information after an employee working for a contractor was found to have downloaded a range of patient demographic information without authorization.
Data the employee downloaded to a flash drive included patient names, birth dates, addresses, phone numbers, diagnoses, medications, as well as patient identification numbers and physician names, among other information.
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