Ivinson Memorial Hospital notifies patients of FastHealth breach

Another FastHealth client is disclosing the vendor’s malware breach to its patients. Eve Newman reports:

More than 500 Ivinson Memorial Hospital patients should receive notices in coming days that their billing and health information might have been compromised because of a security breach involving a hospital website vendor.

FastHealth, which provides website services to IMH, notified the hospital May 15 that an unauthorized third party altered code on its web server, with the alteration designed to capture patient billing and health-related information as it was being entered onto online patient web forms.

Patients who submitted a payment through an online bill-pay platform or completed a patient intake form from Jan. 14-Dec. 20, 2016, were affected, according to a news release.

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