Quest Patient Data Exposed: Could the Blockchain Have Prevented It?

By CCN: A major data breach has rocked Quest Diagnostics, exposing the personal details of nearly 12 million patients in the process. The incident, which was reported in a public filing, occurred on May 14 after centralized third-party billing company American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) informed the diagnostic testing company about “potential unauthorized activity” on a “web payment page.” Quest Diagnostics has some blockchain exposure, but apparently not enough. Among the first companies to respond was blockchain-powered ID startup Civic, suggesting its decentralized technology could put an end to data breaches. “At Civic, we’re focused on providing everyone with a

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