Quest Diagnostics’ patient data has been accessed by an unauthorized third party, affecting more than 30,000 patients. Like many other breaches, the unauthorized hacker accessed Quest Diagnostics’ data base via the MyQuest via Care360 internet app.
Clinical laboratory services company Quest Diagnostics announced Monday that it is investigating a third-party hack into an internet application on its network.
The Madison, New Jersey-based Fortune 500 healthcare company said in a press release that on Nov. 26, an unauthorized third party accessed the MyQuest by Care 360 internet application and obtained health information of about 34,000 patients.
In its statement, the company said the data accessed by the third party “included names, dates of birth, lab results and, in some instances, phone numbers.”
None of the compromised information included…
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