Hope Hospice


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 29, 2013
geo: 
New Braunfels , TX
United States

Those with questions may call CEO Debra Houser-Bruchmiller's office at 800-499-7501.

Records Breached: 

818 (No SSNs reported)

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

An employee used an unsecured email to send sensitive patient information.  Two separate administrative violations occurred on December 27, 2012 and on February 22, 2013. The issue was discovered on February 25.  The information was secured on February 28, 2013.  Patient names, referral sources, Hospice admission and discharge dates, the names of insurance providers, and chart numbers may have been exposed.