Emory Health System in Atlanta discovered the loss of 315,000 patient records, many including social security numbers and details of medical treatment. This is the most recent in a long line of similar data losses. Like most losses in the healthcare industry the data was physically lost and not hacked or taken due to lax network security procedures. Calculated Risk Advisors is working with clients to address, mitigate and insure this exposure.
April 22, 2012