Prescription Monitoring Program


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 28, 2012
geo: 
Olympia , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

34

Breach Total Number: 
34
Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

An unauthorized party gained access to a physician's identity in order to view patient records.  A fraudulent account was created under the doctor's identity in the Washington medical system.  Medical information such as drugs dispensed and quantity dispensed may have been accessed before the fraudulent account was shut down.