Friday, October 17, 2014

Update on Class Action Lawsuit for Hospital Privacy Breaches

This is an update regarding the class action lawsuit against a Tennessee based hospital group for a breaches of patient privacy.

The hospital's data breach compromised personal patient information including names, addresses, credit card numbers and Social Security numbers. The plantiffs' attorney attorney has said the hospital was "also slow to detect the breaches and take corrective acction."

"[The hospital] was also slow to detect the breaches and take corrective action."
- Turner W. Branch, senior partner of the Branch Law Firm
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Sources:
(a) Class action lawsuit filed against CHS - www.Clinical-Innovation.com, 10/10/2014

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