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Millions of Atrium Health patient records breached by hackers
A database of more than 2.6 million billing records of patients at Atrium Healthformerly Carolinas HealthCare Systemis believed to have been compromised by hackers. The breach hit one of the health system's third-party vendors, AccuDoc Solutions, in September, the company and the health system said in a joint announcement on Tuesday. That database included names, addresses, dates of birth, insurance policy information, medical record numbers, invoice numbers, account balances, dates of service and, in some instances, Social Security numbers.