Memorial Hermann Hospital


Location

Houston, TX
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 29, 2014
geo: 
Houston, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

10,604

Memorial Hermann Hospital is notifying patients of a data breach when they discovered a former employee accessed medical records of more than 10,000 patients.

Reportedly the former employee had been accessing patient information for over severn years, December 2007 through July 2014, that were outside their normal job description.

The information breached included patients' medical records, health insurance information, Social Security numbers, names, addresses and dates of birth.

 

Source: 
Media

Arista OB-GYN Clinic


Location

Woodstock, GA
United States
34° 6' 5.3532" N, 84° 31' 9.75" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2010
geo: 
Woodstock, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Private medical records were dumped outside a closed office. A news team found several hundred documents that appeared to mostly be patient records with names, addresses, sonograms, copies of checks and detailed medical information. The dumpster was confiscated and searched by police. Files were also found under the dumpster. The doctor could face felony charges.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Penn Highlands Brookville


Location

Brookville, PA
United States
Phone: 855-401-2640
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 13, 2014
geo: 
Brookville, PA
United States
Phone: 855-401-2640
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The office of Dr. Barry J. Snyder at Penn Highlands Brookville, a healthcare service provider for the Brookville area in Pennsylvania, notified patients of a data breach when a third party accessed the third party vendor's server who maintains records for Dr. Snyder.

The information compromised included patient names, addresses, dates of birth, driver's license numbers, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, insurance information, medical informatino and genders.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Q Dental Group PC


Location

Irondequoit, NY
United States
43° 12' 48.2256" N, 77° 34' 47.0028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 17, 2006
geo: 
Irondequoit, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

106 (5 cases of financial information)

An employee's car was stolen from the parking lot of a lab. A schedule of patients that included name, reason for visit, date of visit, doctor name and possibly phone number was in the car. The financial information of five patients and more detailed medical information of eight patients was also in the car.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ochsner Health System , H.E.L.P. Financial Corporation


Location

New Orleans, LA
United States
29° 57' 52.9992" N, 90° 4' 14.0016" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 10, 2010
geo: 
New Orleans, LA
United States
Extra Info: 

The location listed is Ochsner's headquarters. Patients may call 1-877-365-1663 with questions. The senior public relations specialist can be reached at 504-842-9143.

Records Breached: 

9,475 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

On October 4, Oschner was contacted by several patients claiming they had received the patient information of someone else. Letters had been sent on by HELP on September 27 that included incorrect names, medical record numbers, account numbers and account balances. HELP assists Oschner patients with payment arrangements for outstanding hospital and clinical account balances. A programming error at HELP caused the mistake. No patient will be able to access another patient's medical or financial records using the incorrect information from the letters they received.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Cook County Health and Hospital Systems


Location

chicago, IL
United States
41° 52' 41.2104" N, 87° 37' 47.2728" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2010
geo: 
chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

556 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A desktop computer was found to be missing on or around November 1. It contained the medical record identification numbers, names, dates of birth, clinic names, physician names, and lab results of some patients.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Osceola Medical Center, Hils Transcription Service


Location

Osceola, WI
United States
45° 19' 13.872" N, 92° 42' 17.748" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 14, 2011
geo: 
Osceola, WI
United States
Records Breached: 
500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)
The November 25 hack of a Hils Transcription server exposed the health information of 500 patients.
Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Southern Perioperative Services, P.C.


Location

Pelham, AL
United States
33° 17' 8.4084" N, 86° 48' 35.9604" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 29, 2011
geo: 
Pelham, AL
United States
Extra Info: 

The breach may not have occurred at the Pelham office and may have affected other offices in Alabama.

Records Breached: 

2,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A device with protected health information of patients was stolen on or around November 17, 2010.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Emory Healthcare


Location

Atlanta, GA
United States
33° 44' 56.382" N, 84° 23' 16.7352" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 22, 2011
geo: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (404) 727-7777 (option 6).

Records Breached: 

2,400 (77 confirmed cases)

Seventy-seven patients had their Social Security numbers stolen and used for fraudulent tax returns. Patient names and possibly addresses, dates of birth, clinic numbers, limited health information and health insurance companies were exposed. Patients who were seen in orthopaedics between May of 2008 and January of 2009 for something other than physical therapy were affected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Private Medical Practice


Location

San Antonio, TX
United States
29° 25' 26.8392" N, 98° 29' 37.0608" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2011
geo: 
San Antonio, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

100 (34 SSNs)

A man was linked to the theft of at least 100 medical records.  A surgeon had taken old records home to be shredded; they were stolen from his garage.  There were 34 names, 19 driver's license numbers and many dates of birth.  The thief was caught attempting to sell the information for $250 in June of 2010.  The man pleaded guilty to possessing numerous medical files.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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