Thousands of South Australian public health patients are being contacted over a data breach of a third-party run portal.
The state government said “unintentional human error” by patient portal Personify Care allowed an “unauthorised third party” to delete a folder used to store patient documents uploaded to an online platform.
Department of Health and Wellbeing chief executive, Dr Robyn Lawrence, said the folder contained the health information of 121 patients on “supervised medication protocols”.
It also contained names and phone numbers of 12,624 patients who were being invited to use the platform.
Read more at ABC (AU).