Montefiore employee terminated after data breach affected up to 4,000 patient records

Jeff Lagasse reports:

On Friday, Montefiore Medical Center alerted patients that a former employee had recently stolen personal information from roughly 4,000 patient records, which led Montefiore to terminate the employee upon learning of the security breach and potential identity theft.

Read more on Healthcare Finance. Their story appears to have a typo in it, though:  the theft allegedly occurred between January 2018 and July 2020, when the hospital discovered it, and not January 2017 to July 2020, as their story states.

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