Broward Health Medical Center

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 18, 2013
Fort Lauderdale , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

960 (Last four digits of Social Security numbers exposed)

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Federal and local officials discovered a breach that involved the records of 960 patients treated at Broward Health between October of 2012 and December of 2012.  The patients were treated at 1600 S. Andrews Ave. Their names, addresses, dates of birth, insurance policy numbers, and reasons for visits were exposed when an employee took patient documents out of the medical facility.  The last four digits of patients' Social Security numbers are recorded at Broward Health for insurance purposes and were also exposed.