The VA Caribbean Healthcare System


Location

San Juan, PR
United States
18° 27' 58.8024" N, 66° 6' 20.5992" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 9, 2011
geo: 
San Juan, PR
United States
Extra Info: 

Veteran patients with questions may call 855-735-8888.

Records Breached: 

6,006 (1,691 people received credit monitoring services)

Veterans and staff had their personal information left unsecured in an open area in the San Juan VA Medical Center. Some of the information included patient care assignment documents with names and Social Security numbers an counseling letters.  It is not clear what type of staff information was exposed.  The information was supposed to have been shredded.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Northwestern Counseling and Support Services


Location

St. Albans, VT
United States
44° 48' 34.9992" N, 73° 5' 13.9992" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 23, 2011
geo: 
St. Albans, VT
United States
Records Breached: 

12

A thief stole a petty cash lockbox from Northwestern Counseling's office sometime between June 18 and June 27.  The lockbox contained cash, as well as itemized receipts with client Social Security numbers.  Affected clients were notified of the breach in early July.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Eaton Group


Locations

Baton Rouge, LA
United States
30° 27' 29.8188" N, 91° 8' 25.152" W
Baton Rouge, LA
United States
30° 27' 29.8188" N, 91° 8' 25.152" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 27, 2011
geo: 
Baton Rouge, LA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A local news team was alerted to a group of scattered documents near a lake and an interstate.  Most of the documents were labeled with an "Eaton Group" stamp.  The owner of the law group and collection service was not sure how the documents came to be exposed rather than properly disposed of.  The court case documents exposed names, Social Security numbers, addresses, bank statements, bank account numbers, Mastercard account numbers, and other sensitive information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

New York Police Department - 40th Precinct


Location

Irving, TX
United States
32° 48' 50.4648" N, 96° 56' 56.022" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 4, 2012
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
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

Affordable Medical and Surgical Services


Location

Overland Park, KS
United States
38° 58' 56.0208" N, 94° 40' 14.8512" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 27, 2012
geo: 
Overland Park, KS
United States
Records Breached: 

1,000

A woman found over 1,000 detailed abortion records in a dumpster when she went to dump her recycling near a local elementary school.  The records included names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, telephone numbers, emergency family contacts, patient health histories, number of children, term of pregnancies, number of previous abortions, reasons for failing to go through with the abortion procedures, and fees paid for the procedures. Many of the records were from 2001 and 2002.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Delta Dental of Illinois


Location

Naperville, IL
United States
41° 47' 9.1068" N, 88° 8' 50.2404" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 20, 2012
geo: 
Naperville, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

650

A box that contained paper claims information and X-rays was lost during shipping between an unnamed subcontractor and Delta Dental of Illinois.  The paperwork included enrollees' dates of birth, Social Security numbers, and other information that dentists provided on their claims.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) Regional Administration


Location

Fresno, CA
United States
36° 44' 48.6312" N, 119° 46' 21.3132" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 7, 2012
geo: 
Fresno, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A June 11 theft of materials inside of a kiosk mailbox located outside of the CCHCS Regional Administration building may have resulted in the exposure of sensitive information.  Documents that included prospective employment candidate responses to employment inquiries with personally identifiable information may have been in the mailbox.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Medical Solutions Management, Inc.


Location

Hicksville, NY
United States
40° 46' 6.3588" N, 73° 31' 30.45" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 27, 2012
geo: 
Hicksville, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

1,000

The owner of Medical Solutions Management, Inc. was convicted of wrongful disclosure of private patient information and Medicare fraud. The owner stole private patient information from nursing homes in Long Island and used the information to submit fraudulent claims to Medicare over the course of four and a half years.  Over 1,000 people were affected. She faces a sentence of up to 10 years per count and could be fined up to $250,000 for each conviction count.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Office of Dr. James M. McGee


Location

Stone Mountain, GA
United States
33° 48' 29.3796" N, 84° 10' 12.7056" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2012
geo: 
Stone Mountain, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,306 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The September 19 theft of paper records may have resulted in the exposure of dental patient information.  

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Erlanger Health System, Erlanger Hospital


Location

Chattanooga, TN
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 17, 2013
geo: 
Chattanooga, TN
United States
Records Breached: 

87 

Erlanger Health System sent notes to 87 families and apologized for an incident that left the patient records of children exposed.  The records contained names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, and dianosis information.  Erlanger has not been made aware of the records being used in an unauthorized manner.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
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