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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1051 Massachusetts General Hospital confirms third-party breach
A breach at Massachusetts General Hospital has potentially compromised the information of roughly 4,300 dental patients, the hospital warned Wednesday.

MGH was quick to point out that the data leaked wasn’t stored or maintained on its systems but those of a third-party vendor that assists the hospital in managing dental patients at several practices, including the hospital.

The compromised database belongs to Patterson Dental Supply Inc., a medical supplies company headquartered in St. Paul, Minn. An unauthorized individual accessed electronic files, some which included data on MGH dental patients, on PDSI’s systems back in February, the statement reads.
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#1051 Massachusetts General Hospital confirms third-party breach
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