University of Rochester Medical Center

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 3, 2013
Rochester , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

537 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

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The loss of an unencrypted flash drive exposed sensitive patient information.  The flash drive contained name, date of birth, weight, gender, telephone number, URMC internal medical record number, orthopaedic physician name, date of service, diagnosis, diagnostic study, procedure, and complications.  The flash drive is believed to have been destroyed after ending up in the medical center laundry. It was not found.