No Social Security numbers or medical information is believed to be compromised, Hardy said. The hospital system is working to notify all 40 patients whose information has been released online. Patient care has not been affected by the incident, Hardy said.
“We are taking the personal security of information very seriously,” Hardy said. “We are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of our patients.”
The hospital system is cooperating with law enforcement, including the FBI, in investigating the incident.
Gwinnett Medical Center has hospitals in Lawrenceville and Duluth, urgent care centers in Buford and Sugar Hill, and medical group practices across the county.