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Patient information stolen in Community Health Systems cyberattack

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Hospital operator Community Health Systems said a cyberattack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year.

The Franklin, Tennessee, company said Monday that no medical or credit card records were taken in the attack, which may have happened in April and June. But Community said the attack did bypass its security systems to take patient names, addresses, birthdates, and phone and Social Security numbers.

Community Health Systems owns the Rockwood Health System in Spokane, including Deaconess and Valley hospitals. More here.

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