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PA: Software firm, health care provider accuse each other of theft

Nicholas Malfitano reports on a lawsuit in which a healthcare provider, Post Acute Medical, LLC (PAM), accuses the former owner and operator of its computerized records database, Christopher LeBlanc and Meridian Hospital Systems Corporation of Dallas, Texas, of illegally retaining its confidential patient data. The suit was filed in federal court for the Middle...

University of Alabama warns of computer breach at Brewer-Porch center

Tuscaloosa News reports: The University of Alabama says a 2009 computer security incident involving a server for Brewer-Porch Children’s Center may have exposed some personal information for about 1,400 former clients, employees and medical providers. In June, staff preparing an old server for disposal discovered unauthorized login activity between Oct. 24, 2009, and Dec....