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Lawsuit Filed Over Health System’s Exposure of Data

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against St. Joseph Health System for allegedly allowing data on 31,800 California patients to be searchable online. St. Joseph Health operates several hospitals in California. According to a St. Joseph Health spokesperson, the suit is one of five filed against the health system for accidental release of information.

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