Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2010
geo: 
Dayton , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

2,123 (No reports of SSNs or financial information)

Paper records were improperly disposed of on July 29.  The incident affected 2,123 patients.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

UnitedHealth Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2010
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Records Breached: 

1,270 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A breach involving UnitedHealth Group and its business associate CareCore National was posted on the Health and Human Services (HHS) website.  Unauthorized persons were able to access paper records on or around July 8. 

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

St. James Hospital and Health Centers

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
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

Plymouth Road Department of Children's Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 14, 2010
geo: 
Johnson City , TN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A person or persons broke into the building during the weekend of October 10. Personal information of clients may have been viewed or recorded, but does not appear to have been stolen. Police believe their suspect entered the building to retrieve a car title document.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

University of California Davis (UCD) Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 16, 2010
geo: 
West Sacramento , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

900

UCD patient documents were stolen from an UltraEx courier service in West Sacramento in August. The information consisted of copies of checks and remittance records between the University and insurance companies. Six patients had their full Social Security numbers exposed and 40 patients had some part of their Social Security number exposed. The University now prohibits the courier service from storing documents overnight.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Jackson Hewitt

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 18, 2010
geo: 
Jacksonville , FL
United States
Extra Info: 

Clients and employees of the Jackson Hewitt at the Southside office plaza were affected.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee discovered old customer and employee documents in the dumpster behind the office.  The documents included employees' W-2 forms, personal bank statements and some tax information from customers.  The former owner admitted to being responsible and eventually had the documents shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Cumberland Gastroenterology P.S.C.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 19, 2010
geo: 
Somerset , KY
United States
Records Breached: 

2,207 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Paper records were stolen on September 18. The records contained protected health information.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Norman Pediactric Associates and Norman Urology

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 21, 2010
geo: 
Norman , OK
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of intact medical records and Social Security numbers of oncology patients were found at the Norman Recycling Center. Both organizations believe a common paper shredding company is at fault.  The files were returned to the organizations and affected patients will be contacted.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

The Kent Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 21, 2010
geo: 
Warwick , RI
United States
Records Breached: 

1,361 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A briefcase with patient records was stolen from a clinician's car on July 13. The lost documents included client names, dates of birth and some clinical information. The patient records do not appear to have been the target of the theft since other cars were broken into during that night.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Payday Loan Stores of Illinois, PLS Financial

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 18, 2010
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

369

Payday Loan Stores (PLS) was fined $1,107,000 for failing to protect consumer information.  In April of 2010, three boxes of documents were found by police at a dumpster near a Payday Loan Store. According to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, "the discarded documents contained personal customer information, including Social Security numbers and copies of driver's licenses."

Source: 
NAID

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