OHSU Notifies Patients of Data Improperly Stored in Cloud

The data of about 3,000 patients of Oregon Health & Science University in Portland was wrongly stored on an unsanctioned Google-based cloud system, according to a Portland Business Journal report.

 

Residents and physicians-in-training in three departments had been using Google Drive and Gmail to send and store patient data, including patient names, diagnoses and prognoses, according to the report.

OHSU contacted the affected patients, although the system does not believe the information was breached, according to the report.

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