Bon Secours: Information on 650K patients left accessible on internet

Photo credit: Bon Secours Hampton Roads

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Bon Secours said Friday that it will be notifying patients that a company recently left files containing patient information accessible on the internet.

According to Bon Secours, the information was left accessible while the company, called R-C Healthcare Management, was trying to adjust their network settings between April 18 and 21.

Bon Secours says they do not have any knowledge of fraudulent activity resulting from this situation.

Staff discovered on June 14 that the files had been left accessible.

A total of 655,000 will be notified of the issue, according to Bon Secours.

The information included patient name, health insurer’s name, health insurance identification number, social security and limited clinical information.

Bon Secours says it is making identity protection, credit monitoring and alert services available to patients who have been affected.

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