Beebe Medical Center

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Date Breach Made Public: 
March 2, 2011
United States
Florida US

The theft occurred while the employee was traveling from a vacation somewhere in Florida.  People in Lewes, Delaware were affected.

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An employee placed a briefcase with sensitive documents in her car. The briefcase was stolen from the employee's car on January 1. It contained the names and Medicaid numbers of patients seen at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Delaware. Only a small number of people who were seen between 2005 and 2009 were affected. Around 35 of the patients affected by the breach are deceased.