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Lawsuit Claims Mount Nittany Health Shared Private Patient Information with Facebook, Google (update1)
- 17th April 2023
- Posted by: CyberYogi
- Category: Governance, Risk, and Compliance
Geoff Rushton reports: A lawsuit filed in Centre County Court this week alleges that Mount Nittany Health violated medical privacy rights by disclosing patients’ private information to Facebook, Google and other third-party websites without their knowledge. Ah. Another tracker lawsuit, right? What caught DataBreaches’ eye about this one was the following: … Mount Nittany has not notified patients of data disclosure and continues to employ the tracking technology. Read more at StateCollege.com. The health system would not comment, citing pending litigation. Update 1: The law firm representing these plaintiffs has also filed similar lawsuits against Excela and Commonwealth Health System.