California Hospital Acknowledges Security Breach

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Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) recently admitted that a former employee accessed 1,336 patients' private medical records.

"The records included patient names, addresses, birth dates, driver’s licenses, medical record numbers, and in some cases social security numbers, the hospital said in a statement," Infosecurity reports. "The data breach was discovered by the hospital around Dec. 19."

"'After a thorough investigation it was determined that an employee, against LLUMC policy, had attempted to take, or did take work related information home. All of the original documentation related to this incident has been secured, and the employee responsible has been terminated,' the hospital said," the article states.

Go to "California hospital admits to insider data breach" to read the details.

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