Email account with patient information at U. Maryland doctors group hacked

Andrea K. McDaniels reports:

A doctor’s practice plan affiliated with the University of Maryland School of Medicine has notified patients that somebody hacked the account of a physician assistant’s email account that contained the personal information of patients.

The orthopedics practice at The University of Maryland Faculty Physicians Inc. mailed letters to about 1,500 patients telling them about the incident, according to a news release.

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