Blount memorial Hospital


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 18, 2012
geo: 
Maryville , TN
United States
Records Breached: 

27,000 (5,000 SSNs reported)

Breach Total Number: 
5 000
Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A password-protected laptop was stolen from an employee's home on August 25.  It contained two groups of patient data.  Patient names, dates of birth, responsible party names, patient addresses, physician names, and billing information for 22,000 patients were on the laptop. An additional 5,000 patients had similar information exposed as well as their Social Security numbers and other non-medical information.