No patient information ‘misused’ after Salem Health employee email breach, spokesman says

Jonathan Bach reports:

An unauthorized person gained access to employee email accounts at Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics, but a spokesman said Thursday that patient information was not “misused.”

The unauthorized access happened in July; hospital officials don’t know if the person viewed any patient information in the email phishing attack.

Read more on The Statesman.  This incident was disclosed to patients on September 27.  It does not appear on HHS’s public breach tool at this time.

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