NC: CaroMont Health notifies patients of theft of their information

Less than three months after it disclosed one security breach, CaroMont is back in the news after a record with patients’ information was stolen from an employee’s car on December 16.  Michael Barrett reports:

Melissa Huggins said respiratory problems related to pneumonia took her to CaroMont Regional Medical Center last year. But she doesn’t understand why a paper record concerning anything about that visit should’ve been in a hospital employee’s vehicle when it was broken into last month in Dallas. She’s since learned there are 190 other patients likely wondering the same thing.

Read more on Gaston Gazette. Once again, there is no notice on CaroMont’s website.

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