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
Ohio US
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
California US
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
Texas US
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
Michigan US
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
Ohio US
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
California US
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

BriovaRx

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

1,067 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

A breach of patient records occurred between July 3 and July 11 of 2013.  In a breach that may be related, a former employee was sued for stealing confidential health information and trade secrets in October.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

St. Mary's Janesville Hospital, SSM Health Care

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 11, 2013
geo: 
Janesville , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Records Breached: 

629 (No Social Security numbers or financial information exposed)

The August 27 car theft of an SSM Health Care employee's unencrypted laptop resulted in the exposure of patient information.  Patients who were treated in St. Mary's Janesville Hospital's emergency room between January 1 and August 26 of 2013 were affected.  Names, dates of birth, medical record numbers, account numbers, providers, departments of service, bed numbers, room numbers, dates and times of service, history of visits, complaints, diagnoses, procedures, test results, vaccines, and medications were exposed.

Source: 
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
New York US
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

University Hospitals

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2013
geo: 
Cleveland , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

7,100 (Unknown number of Social Security numbers)

An unnamed contractor misplaced a University Hospitals hard drive after taking it for a computer system upgrade.  The hard drive was stolen from the car of an employee of the contractor on August 8.  It contained patient information such as names, birth dates, addresses, medical record numbers, insurance provider information, and health information.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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