Data Breach Targets Lurie Children’s Hospital Patients

The personal data of thousands of patients of Lurie Children’s Surgical Foundation are the target of a recent data breach.  Patients affected by the breach saw their Social Security numbers, names, birth dates and addresses leaked from a third-party electronic billing provider.  The breach took place between March 29th and April 14th of this year.  An investigation is underway to find those responsible for the security breach.