Portsmouth Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2011
geo: 
Manchester , NH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A man tried to steal X-rays.  Investigators believe he wanted the X-rays for the tiny amount of silver inside rather than the protected health information of patients.  The incident may have been related to other thefts in the Massachusetts and New Hampshire areas. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Sawicki and Phelps

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2011
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

  Detailed medical information was discovered on the back of a drawing from a student of Hale Elementary.  An attorney from Sawicki and Phelps donated the firm's old paper to her child's school. A local news team contacted the school after discovering the incident and additional pieces of paper were collected and stored in a secure location.  The number of people affected was not revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

University of Kansas (KU)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 2, 2011
geo: 
Lawrence , KS
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Documents containing the personal information of current and former student housing residents was stolen during a burglary at the Department of Student Housing office on November 30.  Names, dates of birth, apartment numbers, email addresses, KU ID numbers, and other information, some of it related to student dependents, were on the documents.  The number of affected students was not revealed, but those who were affected were told to be cautious of identity theft.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 21, 2011
geo: 
Columbus , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A state government watchdog revealed that confidential personal information was located in an outdoor trash bin.  The documents contained documents related to a job agency for Ohioans with disabilities.  The extent of the breach and the cause of the breach are being investigated.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Amerigroup Community Care of New Mexico, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 9, 2011
geo: 
Albuquerque , NM
United States
Records Breached: 

1,537 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Papers were discovered stolen on or around July 15, 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

James A. Haley Veterans Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 7, 2011
geo: 
Tampa Bay , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of paper patient forms were compromised in May.  An off-duty Tampa police officer discovered the records in a Motel 6 in May. The occupants of the motel room were detained on identity theft charges.  The forms contained patient names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth. The papers included Turbo Tax cards, receipts, and medical records from the Veterans Affairs hospital. At least one veteran had a fraudulent debit card charge. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

First Priority Life Insurance Company, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Penn Foster

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 30, 2011
geo: 
Scranton , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

500

Around 500 employees were affected by the home theft of a laptop and sensitive papers.  A Blue Cross business associate took home reports that contained names, Social Security numbers, and addresses of First Priority policyholders.  The reports and laptop were stolen while the home was vacated due to flooding.  The laptop was recovered a few days later.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

St. Louis University (SLU)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 14, 2011
geo: 
St. Louis , MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone noticed a pile of discarded paperwork and informed a local news station after it had not been removed within a week. Documents with the personal information of dozens of former St. Louis University students were exposed near a dumpster in a back alley.  Most appeared to date back to the mid 1990's and correspond to library fines for late or lost books.  An SLU security team picked up the papers after hearing about the incident.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

University of Missouri Health Care

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 19, 2011
geo: 
Columbia , MO
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call a customer service representative at (573) 882-2013 or (573) 884-1983.  Customer service representatives can also be reached at (800) 877 2372.  More information is available at http://www.muhealth.org/ProtectedInformation.

Records Breached: 

1,288

On June 14, University of Missouri Health Care officials failed to receive an expected delivery of copies of patient billing information and immediately notified the University of Missouri Police Department.  The package had been sent via private courier to University of Missouri Health Care from a Kansas City bank that serves as the clearinghouse for the University of Missouri Health Care’s billing.  The package included copies of payments received by the bank between June 6 and June 13 and would have exposed bank account numbers, partial credit card numbers, names and

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

University of Hawaii - Kapi'olani Community College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 13, 2011
geo: 
Honolulu , HI
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000

A worker noticed that boxes of sensitive financial records were out of place.  Some boxes were discovered to be missing and officials began searching for them on July 1.  The breach was reported to students during the first week of August.  It is unclear when the boxes were taken and there was no sign of forced entry into the area where they were stored.  The files contained names, addresses, Social Security numbers and credit cards.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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