University of California Davis (UCD) Medical Center


Location

West Sacramento, CA
United States
38° 34' 49.6596" N, 121° 31' 48.8424" W
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

Arista OB-GYN Clinic


Location

Woodstock, GA
United States
34° 6' 5.3532" N, 84° 31' 9.75" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2010
geo: 
Woodstock, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Private medical records were dumped outside a closed office. A news team found several hundred documents that appeared to mostly be patient records with names, addresses, sonograms, copies of checks and detailed medical information. The dumpster was confiscated and searched by police. Files were also found under the dumpster. The doctor could face felony charges.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

American Check Cashers of Oklahoma, LLC


Location

Tulsa, OK
United States
36° 9' 14.3352" N, 95° 59' 33.99" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 5, 2010
geo: 
Tulsa, OK
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of blank checks, bank and telephone statements, Social Security card copies and ID copies were found in a dumpster by someone from a a neighboring store. The documents date from 2004 to 2009. The owner of the business said that the mistake occurred when some sensitive documents were sorted in with non-sensitive documents and dumped rather than shredded. It is unclear whether the sorting error was made by the shredding company or the business. Ninety-six of the documents were kept by the neighboring store's owner.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Affiliated Physicians Group (APG)


Location

Foxborough, MA
United States
42° 3' 55.3572" N, 71° 14' 52.1916" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 20, 2007
geo: 
Foxborough, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

53

On October 20, a briefcase was stolen from the vehicle of a physician. The briefcase contained patient encounter forms with names, addresses, Social Security numbers, telephone numbers and insurance information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Washington Hospital


Location

Seattle, WA
United States
47° 36' 22.356" N, 122° 19' 55.4556" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2011
geo: 
Seattle, WA
United States
Records Breached: 

17 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A customer purchased a piece of furniture from the University's Surplus Store that had the medical records of patients.  The information in the records was mostly x-ray and MRI images of spines.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC)


Location

Newark, OH
United States
40° 3' 29.2356" N, 82° 24' 4.5504" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 19, 2011
geo: 
Newark, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

617

An enclosed file cabinet with student registration cards was left unattended for a short period of time. The cabinet was moved to a temporary storage facility while the Student Records Management Office prepared to move to a new location in the same building. The cabinet should not have been left unattended; it contained Social Security numbers for students who registered for the fall quarter of 2010 at any COTC campus.  The incident occurred on March 10 and notifications were sent to students on April 14.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Cahaba Government Benefit Administrators LLC


Location

Birmingham, AL
United States
33° 31' 14.3796" N, 86° 48' 8.964" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 3, 2011
geo: 
Birmingham, AL
United States
Records Breached: 

13,412 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

On April 11, 2011, someone discovered that sensitive paper records had been disclosed to outside parties or accessed without authorization.  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uses Cahaba for administration of Medicare fee-for-service programs.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

North Macomb PLUS Office, Southwest Macomb PLUS Office


Location

MI
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 1, 2011
geo: 
MI
United States
Records Breached: 

14,000 (Unknown number of Social Security numbers)

Almost 14,000 documents related to drivers license and state identification applications were stolen from two separate offices over a total of two years.  The applications included names, dates of birth, addresses, and in some cases Social Security numbers.  The documents were stolen in May or June from secured areas at the North Macomb PLUS Office in Chesterfield Township and from the Southwest Macomb PLUS Office in Warren.  The information dates back to 2009.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Indigo Joes'


Location

Shelby, AL
United States
33° 6' 37.4256" N, 86° 35' 2.9364" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 26, 2011
geo: 
Shelby, AL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The information of hundreds of people was discovered in a trash storage location.  The documents appear to be connected to employees of a defunct restaurant named Indigo Joes'.  Paycheck stubs, Social Security numbers, Driver's licenses, and other personal information were discovered.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Open MRI of Chicago, Nation Wise Machine Buyers


Location

Columbus, GA
United States
32° 27' 39.5136" N, 84° 59' 15.7524" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 12, 2012
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The improper disposal of paper documents resulted in the exposure of health and/or other personal information.  The breach was discovered on September 6, 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net
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