Sutherland Healthcare identifies additional patients to notify of breach (UPDATED)

Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, who disclosed a breach affecting over 220,000 patients in California, discovered that additional patients had information on the stolen computers and is now sending them notification letters.

Update: Abby Sewell of the Los Angeles Times reports:

Los Angeles County officials said Thursday that 170,200 additional victims have been identified in a theft of medical data from a county contractor’s office.

The total number of county patients affected now stands at 338,700. The data was stored on eight computers taken in a February break-in at the Torrance office of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, a company that handles medical billing and collections.

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