Data of 20K Rady Children's Patients Potentially Compromised After Email Error

Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego is notifying the parents of more than 20,000 patients of a potential data breach after an employee mistakenly emailed a spreadsheet containing protected patient information to job applicants, according to a San Diego 6 report.

Potentially compromised information includes names, birth dates, diagnoses, medical record numbers and admitted and discharge dates. No Social Security or credit card numbers were compromised, according to the report.

Rady Children's Hospital is offering two years of complimentary fraud protection services to affected families.

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