Muir Orthopaedic Specialists

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 28, 2011
geo: 
Oakland , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call 1 (877) 371-7902.

Records Breached: 

1,800 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The July 27 theft of a binder exposed patient information.  The binder contained surgical patient labels from August 2004 to July 2011, corresponding dates of birth, and medical record numbers.

Source: 
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: 
Media

Doshi Diagnostic Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sensitive documents were placed in public trash bags.  The bags were opened and the documents were found scattered across a sidewalk.  Confidential patient records which included names, Social Security numbers, unemployment compensation records, copies of benefits cards, and other patient personal information were exposed. Patients dating back to 2006 were affected. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Mo' Money Taxes

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 21, 2012
geo: 
Memphis , TN
United States
Tennessee US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of documents with sensitive information were found in a publicly accessible dumpster. An investigation began on February 20 when officers were alerted to three dumpsters filled with documents dating back to 2005.  The information included Social Security numbers, driver's licenses, phone numbers, and addresses. The landlord of the space leased by Mo' Money appears to have mistakenly cleaned out the office space before Mo' Money's shredding service could access the documents. The IRS is now conducting a federal investigation related to identity theft.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Robley Rex VA Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 27, 2012
geo: 
Louisville , KY
United States
Kentucky US
Records Breached: 

1,182

Documents with names, Social Security numbers, and discharge dates of veterans were discovered unattended in the lobby entrance of Robley Rex VA. An extensive review was conducted by VA officials and they concluded there was no reason to believe any information was misused or that any malicious activity was involved.  Neither the reason for the breach nor the details of the breach discovery were revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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