Spectrum Family Medical

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 28, 2008
geo: 
Henderson , NV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Dozens of boxes were found in an apartment complex dumpster.  Hundreds of patient records, copies of Social Security cards and copies of driver's licenses were left exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 10, 2008
geo: 
Baltimore , MD
United States
Records Breached: 

190

On December 21, a briefcase with sensitive documents was stolen from an employee's car. The documents included names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, physical and mental health information, medical ID numbers and demographic information. Current and former members of a program called Creative Alternatives were affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ember Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 26, 2011
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

50

Ember received a package that had been sent from Ceridian via Federal Express.  The package appeared to have been tampered with.  Ceridian processes Ember's payroll information and the package contained individual W-2 forms for current and former Ember employees.  Two corners of the package had opened and the contents were wrinkled, but no documents appeared to be missing or opened. Ember warned its employees that their names, Social Security numbers, addresses and 2010 payroll information may have been exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Dermatology Clinic

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 29, 2011
geo: 
Durham , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

55 (No full SSNs or financial information reported)

A log book with patient appointment information was discovered missing.  Patients had their names, last four digits of Social Security number, telephone numbers and names of procedures scheduled exposed.  Two searches did not lead to the recovery of the log book; there is a possibility that a patient took the book.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

University of Washington Hospital

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

Marriott Vacation Club International

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 7, 2011
geo: 
Orlando , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unknown number of customer payment slips were lost during shipping. Timeshare maintenance fee payment slips were processed by a bank and shipped back to Marriott. The box of slips arrived damaged and had some of the slips missing. Timeshare owners' names, credit card numbers and expiration dates, and addresses were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Emory Healthcare

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 22, 2011
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (404) 727-7777 (option 6).

Records Breached: 

2,400 (77 confirmed cases)

Seventy-seven patients had their Social Security numbers stolen and used for fraudulent tax returns. Patient names and possibly addresses, dates of birth, clinic numbers, limited health information and health insurance companies were exposed. Patients who were seen in orthopaedics between May of 2008 and January of 2009 for something other than physical therapy were affected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Prudential Patterson Realtors

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 24, 2011
geo: 
Hazelwood , MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Real estate records dating back to 2005 were found in a condominium dumpster by a resident. The records included addresses, phone numbers and copies of personal checks. Prudential Patterson Realtors was sold to Prudential Select Properties in December 2010. Prudential Select said that shredding sensitive documents is their policy.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Beebe Medical Center

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 2, 2011
geo: 
FL
United States
Extra Info: 

The theft occurred while the employee was traveling from a vacation somewhere in Florida.  People in Lewes, Delaware were affected.

Records Breached: 

113

An employee placed a briefcase with sensitive documents in her car. The briefcase was stolen from the employee's car on January 1. It contained the names and Medicaid numbers of patients seen at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Delaware. Only a small number of people who were seen between 2005 and 2009 were affected. Around 35 of the patients affected by the breach are deceased.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

MetLife

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 25, 2011
geo: 
Loves Park , IL
United States
Extra Info: 

Metlife representatives can be reached at 888-383-5257.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of papers with names, addresses, Social Security numbers, birth dates and account balances were thrown in a dumpster. The breach appears to be the result of an insurance office moving from one location to another. A man searching for metal in dumpsters made the discovery. Most of the files belonged to one insurance agent.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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