Clinical Pathology Laboratories says 2.2 million patients may have had their medical information stolen in a data breach of the American Medical Collection Agency, TechCrunch reports. “Another 34,500 patients had their credit card or banking information compromised,” according to the report. In June, Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp and BioReference Laboratories reported more than 20 million patients had been affected by the AMCA data breach. In similar news, the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report — Healthcare Edition revealed that 70% of U.S. health care organizations have suffered data breaches, reports TechRepublic. All the health care organizations collect and store data using digital transformation technologies, but only 38% are encrypting their data, the report states.
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