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Louisiana hospital systems sued for use of Meta tracking code

Posted On: Feb. 17, 2023 9:51 AM CST

Two of the biggest hospital networks in Louisiana have been hit by class-action lawsuits alleging their websites used a tracking code that shared sensitive patient information with Facebook and Instagram, Healthcare Dive reports. At issue is the hospitals’ use of the “Meta Pixel” website code, which potentially analyzed, gathered and shared the protected medical data of hundreds of thousands of patients, in violation of the HIPAA privacy law, the lawsuit alleges.