UF Health email hack exposes 76,330 patients’ info


University of Florida, UF Health Shands and UF Health Jacksonville all reported email hacking events that impacted thousands of people.
The Gainesville and Jacksonville, Fla.-based health systems reported an email hacking occurrence to HHS on June 12. The event impacted 54,002 clients at UF Health Jacksonville, 13,146 patients at UF Health Shands and 9,182 individuals at UF. There were 76,330 people impacted in overall.
UF Health Shands is a 1,163-bed medical facility system that includes 1,209 physicians and reports 55,373 admissions each year. UF Health Jacksonville is a 695-bed not-for-profit hospital connected with the University of Florida
The health system has actually not yet offered additional information about the occurrence. When more information is readily available, Beckers will upgrade coverage.

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