Florida patients among 11 million affected by HCA Healthcare data breach

Data on roughly 11 million HCA Healthcare patients in 20 states including Florida, was stolen and recently posted on an online forum, the hospital chain reported on Sunday.

According to the company, an unauthorized party gained access to 27 million rows of data stored at an external location that is used to to automate company email messages. The compromised data included patient name, city, state, and zip code, date of birth, telephone number and email addresses, according to the company’s statement.

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Source: Yahoo! News