University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 20, 2012
geo: 
Little Rock , AR
United States
Records Breached: 

7,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Breach Total Number: 
0
Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A UAMS physician sent financial data to an individual who was not a member of UAMS's workforce in February of 2012.  Patient identifiers had not been removed from the data and UAMS learned of the error on April 6.  Patients of interventional radiology seen at UAMS between 2009 and 2011 had their names, UAMS account numbers, dates of service, interventional radiology procedures, diagnosis codes, charges, and payments exposed.