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November 11, 2022

Data Breach by St. Luke’s Health Third-Party Vendor Exposes Data of 16,906 Patients

Healthcare IT News reports that Adelanto Healthcare Ventures, a consultant vendor for St. Luke’s Health in Texas, experienced a data breach on or around November 5, 2021. Although the initial investigation concluded that St. Luke’s data was not affected, Adelanto notified St. Luke’s on September 1, 2022, that further investigation revealed that St. Luke’s Health’s patient data, including personally identifiable information, medical record numbers, and treatment and diagnosis codes, were compromised in the incident. St. Luke’s has notified OCR of the breach and is notifying the 16,906 affected individuals. 

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