ICS Collection Services, Inc, University of Chicago Physicians Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2013
geo: 
Tinley Park , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

1,344 (Unknown number of Social Security numbers)

University of Chicago Physicians Group's former contractor ICS Collection Services discovered that website users were able to view sensitive information of other users.  At least one user was able to view the names, addresses, dates of birth, insurance payments and dates, insurance company names, insurance policy numbers, procedures, diagnosis codes and descriptions, dates of service, treating physician names, and sometimes even Social Security numbers associated with University of Chicago Physicians Group patients.  ICS Collection Services learned of the issue on July 9.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Office of Dr. Carol Patrick, Ph.D

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2013
geo: 
Lima , OH
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (419) 222-5077.

Records Breached: 

517

The August 8 office theft of several computers resulted in the exposure of patient information.  The computers contained names, Social Security numbers, addreses, and dates of birth that were encrypted.  They also contained letters, reports, evaluations, and session notes that were not encrypted.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Good Samaritan Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2013
geo: 
San Jose , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

3,833 (Five Social Security numbers involved)

Good Samaritan Hospital learned that a laptop was missing on July 8.  An investigation revealed on September 23 that the laptop contained data files related to patient pacemakers.  Names, dates of birth, addresses, telephone numbers, and health insurance company names may have been exposed.  Five patients had their Social Security numbers on the laptop.  Only a fraction of patients who had their pacemakers checked between 1996 and July of 2013 were affected.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2013
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

949 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

The August 22 office theft of a computer resulted in the exposure of patient information.  Names, dates of birth, age, gender, radiology images, radiation therapy dose planning, diagnoses, and Texas Health Presbyterian medical record numbers were on the computer.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Ferris State University - Michigan College of Optometry

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2013
geo: 
Big Rapids , MI
United States
Records Breached: 

3,947

Michigan College of Optometry learned on July 23, 2013 that their network had been compromised in December of 2011.  A malware program could have accessed the names, Social Security numbers, demographic information, and a limited amount of clinical information of patients that were on the server.  Former and current patients were mailed letters on September 24.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Comprehensive Podiatry LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2013
geo: 
Independence , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

1,360 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

The August 3 theft of a laptop resulted in the exposure of patient information.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Access Counseling, LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2013
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

566 (Partial Social Security numbers involved)

A briefcase was stolen from an employee's car sometime between the evening of August 22 and the morning of August 23.  The case files of seven clients were inside of the briefcase. Additionally, the briefcase contained a computer with files that included names, partial Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and clinical notes related to all clients.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

New York City Police Department

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 11, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

30 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

A former police detective pleaded guilty to paying hackers to steal passwords associated with the email accounts of other officers.  The dishonest detective also misused the National Crime Information Center database to search for the information of at least two other NYPD officers.  The breaches occurred between April of 2010 and October of 2012. The dishonest detective was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit hacking and one count of unauthorized access.  The 30 or more people who were affected included 20 current and former NYPD officers.

Source: 
Media

North Country Hospital and Health Center

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 11, 2013
geo: 
Newport , VT
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call (802) 334-3253.

Records Breached: 

550 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

A former employee refused to return a laptop that contained unspecified patient health information.  North County Hospital first learned of the issue on September 18.  The Newport Police Department was contacted and all administrator-level computer system user codes and passwords that the employee had access to were changed.  The laptop was also password-protected and will be remotely locked out if someone attempts to use it to access the Hospital systems.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Samaritan Family Medicine Resident Clinic, Samaritan Health System

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2013
geo: 
Corvallis , OR
United States
Records Breached: 

1,222 (20 Social Security numbers reported)

A patient discovered a stack of unshredded medical documents in a publicly accessible dumpster near the medical offices on Samaritan Drive.  Prescriptions, diagnoses, and other sensitive medical information could have been accessed.  The breach occurred in July and an employee removed the information soon after the incident.

The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services fined Samaritan $1,000 for the breach.  Samaritan will pay a full fine of $5,000 if it fails to comply with Oregon's confidential records laws during the next five years.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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