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Grady Health System: Patient information breached

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Officials with Grady Health System report that selected personal information may have been stolen by a former employee of Advanced Data Processing, Inc.

Advanced Data Processing, Inc. handles billing for Grady EMS. 

An investigation showed that one if its employees illegally accessed the company's ambulance billing system and stole personal information of thousands of ambulance service patients nationwide.

Authorities are working to identify the source of the information breach and immediately terminated that employee.

The ADPI investigation found that the records of approximately 900 Grady EMS patients were illegally breached and that personal information was copied. 

The health system is also in touch with those patients and will assist them as needed with any consequences resulting from this unfortunate incident.

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