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Lawsuit: Cedars-Sinai Sharing Patient Data From Websites

Lawsuit: Cedars-Sinai Sharing Patient Data From Websites

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has joined a growing list of organizations being sued for allegations that its use of website tracking codes is unlawfully sharing individuals’ personal and health information with third-party social media and marketing companies.

The proposed class action lawsuit against Cedars-Sinai was first filed on Dec. 30, 2022, in a California state court, but it was removed on Friday to the U.S. District Court for Central California in Los Angeles. The suit alleges a list of claims, including negligence, breach of contract and violations of several California privacy and business laws related to the healthcare entity’s use of tracking code on its websites, patient portal and mobile apps.

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