California system alerts 397,000 patients of phishing attack
Posted on: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 By: KorchekStaff
On March 3, Golden Valley Health Centers determined that an employee’s email account had been accessed by an unknown, unauthorized third party. There is no evidence that patient information was removed or viewed from the email account.
Patient data that may have been exposed included medical information, billing and insurance information, referral information and appointment records.
Since the incident, Golden Valley Health Centers has enhanced its employee education and training. The system is also reviewing its information security to ensure a similar incident does not happen again.