Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa notifies 1,900 patients after insider wrong-doing discovered

Ashley Stewart reports:

Mercy Medical Center–North Iowa has notified about 1,900 individuals of a potential data breach involving their health records and personal information.

In notification letters mailed to affected individuals and their families Nov. 26, patients were told their protected health information may have been “inappropriately accessed by an employee between July 2017 and July 2018,” Mercy said in a statement released Monday afternoon.

Read more on Globe Gazette. There is no statement up on the medical center’s web site yet.

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