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Medical Informatics Engineering Hack Exposed Data on 3.9 Million People

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- An Indiana medical software company has told the federal government that the private information of 3.9 million people nationwide was exposed when its networks were hacked earlier this year. Medical Informatics Engineering of Fort Wayne, Indiana, reported the number to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the federal agency said Monday. Medical Informatics Engineering announced June 10 that the attack on its main network and its NoMoreClipboard network began May 7. It was detected May 26.

The company said the exposed information includes names, addresses, birthdates, Social Security numbers and health records. The company said the people affected by the hack includes patients of Texas-based Concentra, which operates more than 300 medical centers in 38 states; Franciscan St. Francis Health Indianapolis; and Rochester Medical Group in the Detroit area.

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