Portal Healthcare Solutions, Glens Falls Hospital

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Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2013
Glens Falls , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

2,300 (No SSNs reported)

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Two patients ran a google search of their names and were able to find their medical information online.  Doctors' reports with medications, medical treatments, lab information, future and past treatment plans, physical examination information, and lifestyle information could be downloaded by anyone who found the information online.  The documents were from November 2012 through January 2013 and discovered online in mid-March.  Portal Healthcare secured the sensitive information on its servers on March 14.  A lawsuit was filed against Glens Falls Hospital, Portal Healthcare Solutions LLC, and Carpathia Hosting in mid-April for patient privacy violations.