Massachusetts General Hospital


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 24, 2009
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

192 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Massachusetts General Hospital has put dozens of patients on notice that it has lost some of their confidential medical records, which were left on an MBTA Red Line train by a hospital employee. The MGH employee left the hospital, taking the records with her to do billing work on them over the weekend. The records belonged to at least 66 patients and included private information such as the patients' diagnoses, their names, birth dates and billing information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Jones General Store/Root of the Hill


Location

Boulder, CO
United States
40° 0' 53.9496" N, 105° 16' 13.9656" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 14, 2009
geo: 
Boulder, CO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Boulder police are investigating two burglaries on University Hill that could have compromised some local shoppers' personal and credit card information. A manager for Jones General Store called police to report an overnight break-in and theft of credit card receipts. A short time later, an owner of Root of the Hill, a business in the same building, called officers to report a break-in, theft and extensive vandalism.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Private Medical Practice


Location

Lake Mary, FL
United States
28° 45' 31.9788" N, 81° 19' 4.242" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 17, 2010
geo: 
Lake Mary, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Police were looking for evidence of another crime when they found personal documents in the dumpster outside of a doctor's office. The doctor specializes in treating the ear, nose, and throat and claims there was nothing about patients in the documents. The doctor agreed to shred the documents while the police investigated whether or not patient information was compromised.

Source: 
NAID

Boulder Community Hospital, Family Medical Associates


Location

Lafayette, CO
United States
39° 59' 36.9456" N, 105° 5' 22.9416" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 30, 2010
geo: 
Lafayette, CO
United States
Records Breached: 

14

Anonymous letters were sent to at least 14 patients of the Family Medical Associates clinic in Lafayette.  The letters contained Social Security numbers, medical records, dates of birth and names.  The sender claimed that the clinic was improperly disposing patient personal information.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Cornerstone


Location

Nashville, TN
United States
36° 9' 57.204" N, 86° 47' 3.9948" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2010
geo: 
Nashville, TN
United States
Records Breached: 

1,537

According to Cornerstone: "During the weekend of April 30th, 2010, flood waters broke windows of our administrative office for School-Based Services... As a result of the unprecedented flooding that occurred, some clinical record information, along with name, Centerstone ID#, Social Security number, and date of birth, may have been removed from the building by flood waters."

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

American Fidelity Assurance Company


Location

Edmond, OK
United States
35° 39' 10.1952" N, 97° 28' 41.142" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 17, 2010
geo: 
Edmond, OK
United States
Extra Info: 

The boxes were found in Edmond, Oklahoma and had the information of some Tulsa, Oklahoma residents as well.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Storage containers with Social Security numbers, names, dates of birth and other information were left on a curb in Edmond, Oklahoma. A couple went to the local news after having stored the hundreds of documents for a few years. The insurance papers are from 2003 and 2004 and have information on employees of multiple companies.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

St. James Hospital and Health Centers


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
41° 52' 41.2104" N, 87° 37' 47.2728" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2010
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 
967 (No SSNs or financial information reported)
The improper disposal of paper documents may have left the health information of patients of Saint James Hospital and Health Centers exposed. The incident occurred on or around August 10.
Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Oregon Community Credit Union


Location

Springfield, OR
United States
44° 2' 46.4496" N, 123° 1' 19.3044" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 9, 2005
geo: 
Springfield, OR
United States
Records Breached: 

200

A packet of insurance forms with names, Social Security numbers and addresses of around 200 Oregon Community Credit Union employees was inside of a stolen car. Someone tried to use the identity of an employee after the theft.  The company is on alert and purchased extended identity theft insurance for those who were affected by the theft.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

State Department of Labor and Industries, Washington State Employees Credit Union, Court of Appeals


Location

Tacoma, WA
United States
47° 15' 10.3572" N, 122° 26' 39.4476" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 1, 2010
geo: 
Tacoma, WA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Confidential paper files from at least three tenants of the state-owned Rhodes Building were found in an unsecured recycling bin. Some documents included names, Social Security numbers, checking account information, health information and dates of birth. A news report claimed the documents numbered in the dozens. Representatives for some of the organizations claimed that the files were supposed to be shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

U.S. Postal Service


Location

St. Louis, MO
United States
38° 38' 49.1676" N, 90° 13' 29.8812" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 19, 2011
geo: 
St. Louis, MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The back door of a contractor truck popped open during its journey between a St. Louis distribution center and Memphis, Tennessee. Hundreds of pieces of U.S. mail were scattered across 70 miles of highway.  A recovery effort was launched by police officers and postal workers within 24 hours. Most of the mail included statements and bills that were headed for the West Coast.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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