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U of Miami hospital confirms second patient info breach this year

Threatpost, September 13, 2012

The University of Miami Hospital (UMH) has begun to notify patients for the second time this year that some of their personal information may be at risk after the healthcare institution was hit with a data breach in July. According to a letter being sent to patients this month, two employees at the hospital were found "inappropriately accessing" patients' "face sheets," documents that give doctors a quick glance at patients' information. The employees have been terminated but may have since sold some of the sensitive information, according to information provided to the hospital by local law enforcement on July 18.