Hazleton Community Ambulance Association

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 23, 2011
geo: 
Hazleton , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of sheets were found inside of folders in improperly discarded boxes.  The sheets were easily visible and accessible through sliding doors on either side of the dumpster and a firefighter alerted a local newspaper

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

New York Police Department - 40th Precinct

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 4, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A precinct employee trashed a number of documents after they had been damaged by a flood in the basement of the building.  Dumpster divers found the documents and reported that they were readable.  The documents, which contained at least one domestic violence report, stolen property records, criminal complaints, and mug shots, were then recovered, secured, and presumably shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

RIte Aid Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 12, 2012
geo: 
Harrisburg , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Records Breached: 

2,900 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The misplacement of paper documents resulted in the exposure of health and/or other personal information.  The breach was discovered on October 7, 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Open MRI of Chicago, Nation Wise Machine Buyers

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 12, 2012
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

2,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The improper disposal of paper documents resulted in the exposure of health and/or other personal information.  The breach was discovered on September 6, 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Family Chiropractic Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 20, 2012
geo: 
Kokomo , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

450 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Between 400 and 450 medical records were stolen from a chiropractic clinic during a January 2 burglary.  Files for patients with last names ending in DOD through DRI; ending in ELL through GAT; and ending in GIF through HAL and who had been to the clinic since January 1, 2008 were taken.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Ayuda Medical Case Management

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 20, 2012
geo: 
Castroville , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

2,000

Thousands of patient records were found in an unsecured trash can.  They contained names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, medical conditions, and treatment information.  The boxes of medical records were traced to Ayuda, whose owner claimed to have been doing little or no business after losing a state contract in September.  The boxes were auctioned off after the owner failed to pay the rental fee on a storage unit. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Muskogee Regional Medical Center

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 6, 2012
geo: 
Muskogee , OK
United States
Oklahoma US
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call 1-800-722-9608 between December 2011 and March 2012.

Records Breached: 

844 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A binder containing forms with flu test results for 2011 went missing sometime around December 5, 2011.  It contained the information of patients who received a flu test between January 1, 2011, and December 5, 2011.  patient names, internal hospital department and internal account numbers, gender, medical record numbers, dates of birth, age, dates of tests, and flu test results.  

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 9, 2012
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

6,831

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center became aware of sensitive paperwork that was found exposed miles away from the medical center's Brighton campus.  St. Elizabeth's immediately sent someone to recover the documents.  It is unclear how the documents ended up in the area and a vendor may have been the source of the breach.  The types of information exposed were not revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Cardinal Fitness

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 9, 2012
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Receipts, credit card numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and other information were found in an easily accessible dumpster that sat outside the closed fitness center.  A local news station was contacted and followed up on the story.  The dumpster was removed, but it is unclear if the documents were properly disposed. The news story received attention from the attorney general's office and Cardinal Fitness may now face a fine of up to $305,000 for dumping the information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Employ Bridge (Staffing Solutions), Tempo Real Estate Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 9, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of personal documents were found in a recycling dumpster.  The documents likely contained employment information such as full names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and work histories. They were taken from an office in Alpharetta without the company's knowledge or permission.  A landlord with Temp Real Estate Corporation sent a cleaning crew to clean out the office after incorrectly believing Employ Bridge's lease had expired. 

Source: 
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