About 2.65M patients at Charlotte’s Atrium Health hit with third-party data breach

Caroline Hudson reports:

About 2.65 million patients of Charlotte-based Atrium Health were recently hit with a data breach in which unauthorized parties gained access to their information.

Hackers attempted to lift patient information over a weeklong period from Sept. 22-29. The data was stored in a third-party system provided by AccuDoc Solutions Inc., which provides billing services to Atrium and about 50 other hospitals and health-care systems.

Read more on Charlotte Business Journal.  The Charlotte Observer provides some additional details.

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