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Top NYC hospital pays $4.8M settlement after regulators say patient data wound up online

2014/05/07

Associated Press - (New York) New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center paid $4.8 million in a joint settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services May 7 for a 2010 privacy breach when Internet search engines were able to access health records of about 6,800 patients after a medical center physician deactivated a server on the hospital's internal data network.

Source: http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/4c877b3a20b6409dbc8c1060841d3a38/NY--HIPAA-SETTLEMENT

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