New Mexico Hospital Sued for Negligence over Stolen Data

 Wednesday, October 15, 2014

 Albuquerque Journal

A San Miguel County woman filed a lawsuit seeking class-action status against a Las Vegas, N.M., hospital and its parent company alleging the firm negligently allowed hackers to steal her personal information, along with that of millions of other patients nationwide. The lawsuit alleges that the Tennessee-based parent company of Alta Vista Regional Hospital and five other New Mexico hospitals failed to properly protect and encrypt patient data, including Social Security numbers and possibly credit card numbers.
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