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LifeBridge Health Agrees to Pay $9.5M to Settle Healthcare Data Breach Lawsuit

Baltimore-based health system LifeBridge Health agreed to pay $9.5 million to settle a healthcare data breach lawsuit. The lawsuit stemmed from a breach initially disclosed in May 2018.

In May 2018, LifeBridge Health detected malware on the server that hosts electronic medical records of Potomac Physicians, one of its physician practices, and the shared registration and billing system for some other LifeBridge Health providers.

Once LifeBridge found the breach and launched an investigation, it discovered that the breach had continued for 18 months after it began in September 2016.

Read the source article at healthitsecurity.com

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