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North Carolina investigates whether hospitals shared data with Facebook

Posted On: Oct. 24, 2022 9:55 AM CST

The North Carolina attorney general's office is investigating Raleigh-based WakeMed Health & Hospitals and Durham-based Duke University Health System for possibly sharing patient data with Facebook, Becker’s Hospital Review reports. Health systems across the country have been removing the Meta Pixel from their websites and patient portals in recent months after an investigation revealed the data tracking tool was sharing protected health information with Facebook parent Meta.