Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Highgate

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 16, 2012
geo: 
Dedham , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Extra Info: 

Patients may call 800-545-0749.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An office burglary resulted in the theft of a safe on January 26.  The safe contained unencrypted backup tapes that require specialized software and equipment to read.  The tapes contained patient names, dates of birth, genders, diagnoses, and progress notes.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Knoxville Medical Clinic, DRD Management

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 18, 2012
geo: 
Knoxville , TN
United States
Tennessee US
Records Breached: 

1,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A former employee took paper documents with patient information without permission.  It is unclear if the former employee meant to use the information for fraud purposes.  Patient names, dates of clinic visits, dates for scheduled opiate addiction dosages, and the dosage amounts were in the paper documents.  The documents were recovered.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dayton VA Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2012
geo: 
Dayton , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

16

Documents with Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and other sensitive information were found in the home of a deceased VA employee in May.  The records were found in a box in the attic of the home.  It is unclear why the employee took the information home.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals (TJUH)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 10, 2012
geo: 
Philadelphia , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Extra Info: 

Affected patients may call (877)-309-0186.

Records Breached: 

600

Law enforcement informed TJUH management that sensitive documents had been recovered during an investigation.  Radiology registration documents with patient names, Social Security numbers, addresses, home phone numbers, work phone numbers, dates of birth, TJUH account numbers, TJUH medical record numbers, insurance information, emergency contact information, and special radiology studies performed had been stolen from TJUH.  It is unclear when the theft occurred.  Patients who received services between February 4 and March 22, 2005 were affected.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Associated Surveyors

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2012
geo: 
OK
United States
Oklahoma US
Extra Info: 

The city in which this breach occured was not reported.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Owners of a mini-storage business discovered that Associated Surveyors had abandoned sensitive information.  The rent on the storage space had not been paid for over a year and Associated Surveyors and the items in the space were set to be auctioned off. The mini-storage owners decided to properly dispose of the documents in the unit when they found Social Security numbers, Social Security card applications, checks, bank account numbers, tax return forms, and copies of other documents with sensitive personal information.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Oregon State Hospital

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2012
geo: 
OR
United States
Oregon US
Extra Info: 

The city where the breach took place was not reported.

Records Breached: 

550 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The theft of sensitive documents from an Oregon State Hospital supervisor's car resulted in the exposure of patient information.  On Friday, April 13, a printed list of 550 hospital patients that included names, treating physicians, hospital identification numbers, and geographic information was stolen. Additionally, progress notes for 20 patients were stolen that included patient dates of birth, diagnoses, and other information.  It is not clear if patients who visited either the Salem Oregon State Hospital or the Portland Oregon State Hospital were affected by the breach.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Sheppard Air Force Base

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2012
geo: 
Wichita Falls , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

721

I man found medical records stacked in a bag in a closet while checking for financial records in the home of his estranged wife. The records date from 2003 to 2007 and involve the information of patients of Sheppard Air Force Base's 82nd Medical Group.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and in some cases, patient diagnoses were on the documents.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Warren County Iowa, Iowa Department of Human Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2012
geo: 
Indianola , IA
United States
Iowa US
Records Breached: 

3,000

Warren County residents had their names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and other information exposed.  A fire destroyed a Warren County human services office on December 4, 2011.  Records from the location that were due to be shredded were moved to a secure facility owned by warren County.  A county maintenance worker mistakenly moved a container full of the damaged sensitive records back to the destroyed building in early February of 2012.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Accurate Accounting

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 30, 2012
geo: 
Hesperia , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A member of law enforcement found a black canvas bag full of payroll files.  The bag may have been stolen or misplaced and carried worker names, Social Security numbers, and other personnel information related to taxes. Stacks of files were photographed behind Accurate Accounting. This led to the belief that the files had not been properly stored.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Physicians Automated Laboratory

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 24, 2012
geo: 
Bakersfield , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

745 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An office burglary on or around March 26 resulted in the exposure of patient information.  Patient files containing names, phone numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and lab work were stolen from a laboratory. It is unclear why affected patients were not notified until two months after the incident.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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