MultiCare breach allows access to personal records for 1,200 patients

KING5 News reports:

A data breach in November 2016 at MultiCare Health System allowed access to 1,200 patients’ personal records, the non-profit reported Thursday.

At this time, Multicare does not believe any patient information was accessed or misused, but patients who were potentially affected will receive a letter from MultiCare by Feb. 6.


An unauthorized person may have gained access to an employee’s email account on Nov. 27, 2016. The account may have contained personal patient information, including name, date of birth, address, gender, date of service, account balance, and diagnosis and treatment information.

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