MO: Woman sues SSM Health over alleged privacy violation

ABC17 reports a follow-up to a breach previously noted on this blog.

A Holts Summit woman is suing SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital after she claims it didn’t do enough to protect the privacy of her medical records.

According to the lawsuit filed in Cole County, the patient, referred to as “T.K,” received a letter in July from SSM Health notifying her that her protected health information was left in open locations in the old St. Mary’s building, which was being readied for demolition.

Read more on ABC17.

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