Medical Informatics Engineering hacked; patient info involved

AP reports:

A Fort Wayne medical software company is notifying patients of health care providers it serves that their private information might have been exposed when its networks were hacked, it said Wednesday.

Medical Informatics Engineering said the attack on its main network and its NoMoreClipboard network began May 7 and wasn’t detected until May 26. The exposed information includes names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers and health records, it said.

Chief Operating Officer Eric Jones said in a phone interview the number of affected patients has not been determined. He declined to speculate how many there might be..

Read more on The Journal Gazette.

Update: South Bend Medical Foundation is one of those affected.


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