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November 12, 2021

Hackers Breached Health IT Vendor Server, Exposing Data of Almost 320,000 Patients

Becker Health IT reports that QRS, a health IT and EHR software company, recently started sending to providers it works with notifications warning of a recent cyberattack. In its report of the breach to HHS, QRS stated that the hackers accessed one of its dedicated patient portal servers between August 23 and August 26, 2021, and that the attack affected 319,778 individuals. The information accessed included patient names, social security numbers, addresses, birthdates, patient ID numbers, and diagnosis details.