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14 Medical City Hospitals Part of Apparent HCA Healthcare Data Theft

Will Maddox, for D-Magazine:

Fourteen Medical City Healthcare hospitals are among the hundreds of facilities caught up in an apparent patient data theft at the North Texas hospital operator’s parent company, HCA Healthcare. HCA says that information from around 11 million patients was “made available by an unknown and unauthorized party” in an online forum.
HCA believes that clinical and payment information was not part of the breach, but name, address, email, phone number, and service date and location were included in what was stolen. Credit card information, passwords, driver’s license numbers, and social security numbers are not believed to be a part of the theft.