New York–Presbyterian Hospital Accidentally Leaked Patients’ Medical Data to Internet


Myrna Manners, a spokeswoman for the hospital, said it appeared that someone internally had made a mistake, and that there was no criminal wrongdoing. She said that ‘snippets’ of data, like names, ages, surgical status, temperature and pulse had become accessible to Internet search engines. But Ms. Manners said it did not appear that diagnoses had been exposed.” Well. As long as Ms. Manners says it’s okay. [City Room/NYT]