Northwest Health-La Porte Reports Recent Data Breach Following Unauthorized Access to Patient Records

On May 2, 2023, Northwest Health-La Porte (formerly known as La Porte Hospital) filed a notice of data breach with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights after learning that patient records had been illegally removed from shredding bins at an old facility. Based on the company’s official filing, the incident resulted in an unauthorized party gaining access to consumers’ first and last names, demographic information, medical record numbers, hospital account…
By: Console and Associates, P.C.
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