Into the Breach Weekly News Roundup February 16, 2022

An employee’s alleged information theft at a Georgia medical center, a cyber security incident at a Kentucky hospital, and signs of a potential ruling in a pending class-action lawsuit lead this week’s edition of “Into the Breach.” Employee Charged Following Patient Data Theft A former employee of South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, Georgia, has been charged with felony computer theft and [...]

2022-05-06T17:03:36-04:00February 16th, 2022|

Einstein Healthcare Class Action Lawsuit Alleges PHI Breach

Recently, a healthcare class action lawsuit was filed against Einstein Healthcare. The lead plaintiff in the healthcare lawsuit is patient Nanette Katz. In August of 2020, Einstein was the victim of a phishing attack that led to numerous employee email accounts being accessed by someone without authorization.  The 51-page complaint alleges Einstein Healthcare failed to secure and safeguard the protected health information (PHI) of patients, and failed to [...]

2021-05-04T13:39:21-04:00May 3rd, 2021|