Why would Chinese hackers want hospital patient data?

Hack of hospital chain leads to theft of up to 4.5M users’ 
Personal Data!

The theft of personal data on 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems by hackers in China highlights the increasing degree to which hospitals are becoming lucrative targets for information theft.
Already this year, around 150 incidents of lost or stolen personal data—either due to hacking or ineptitude—have been reported by medical establishments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Read more: http://www.pcworld.com/article/2466660/why-would-chinese-hackers-want-hospital-patient-data.html
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