Atrium Health breach: Data from 2.65M patients potentially exposed

Healthcare IT News: Billing information of some 2.65 million people – including Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses – may have been compromised at Atrium Health in a "cyber incident" involving the databases of one of its vendors.

Charlotte, North Carolina-based Atrium – formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System – was contacted by its billing company, AccuDoc Solutions, on Oct. 1, and told that an unauthorized third-party had gained access to AccuDoc's databases between Sept. 22 and Sept. 29.

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