Retaliatory agenda leads to data breach

November 8th, 2015 by admin Leave a reply »

Employee retaliatory agenda leads to theft at Childrens Medical Clinics in Texas. As per the report, an employee took paper patient records from the healthcare facility. The employee also used his credentials to log into electronic patient records, taking screenshots of the records and sending it to another former clinic employee.

Clinic believes that there is no reason to believe the former employee planned to use the patient records to do any harm to the patients, but rather sought to cause damage to its reputation.

Affected information includes patient names, dates of birth, diagnostic information, and treatment information. The notification letter did not indicate that Social Security numbers or other billing information were disclosed.

Clinic has not issued credit monitoring services to potentially affected individuals but advised its patients to monitor credit and register for fraud alert. It also provided a free hotline and online portal that potentially affected individuals may use if they have any questions or concerns.

Childrens Medical Clinics expressed regret.

Childrens Medical Clinics of East Texas prides itself on its dedication to not only high quality medical care for your children, but also with federal and state compliance with the security and privacy of your medical records,they wrote. Childrens Medical Clinics of East Texas sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience and concern this incident has caused to you.

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