Private Medical Practice

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2011
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

100 (34 SSNs)

A man was linked to the theft of at least 100 medical records.  A surgeon had taken old records home to be shredded; they were stolen from his garage.  There were 34 names, 19 driver's license numbers and many dates of birth.  The thief was caught attempting to sell the information for $250 in June of 2010.  The man pleaded guilty to possessing numerous medical files.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Central Brooklyn Medical Group PC, Preferred Health Partners

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 14, 2011
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

On August 3, 2010 paper records were discovered stolen. It is not clear who the paper records belonged to, where they were stolen from, and what type of information the records contained. 

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Fairview Health Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 14, 2011
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

1,200 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

About 1,200 patient records were stored in a box and marked for shipping to a new office location. The box never arrived and was reported missing on February 21, 2011. Patient billing records with names, dates of birth and medical information may have been exposed. The records are used to process insurance claims. Any patient admitted to Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina between April of 2010 and February of 2011 may have had their information exposed.

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
Florida US
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

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
Washington US
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

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
North Carolina US
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

College Point Bus Depot

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 7, 2008
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

100

Social Security numbers, copies of driver's licenses, grievance papers and other personal information were thrown into the trash.  A witness saw a foreman throwing out the papers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Adventist Behavioral Health

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 6, 2011
geo: 
Rockville , MD
United States
Maryland US
Extra Info: 

Patients whose information was compromised may call (301) 251-4567.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee error caused sensitive patient documents to be sent to a recycling facility. Some of the documents, which should have been shredded instead of recycled, were found on December 29 after being blown out of a recycling truck.  The documents included patient names and dates of birth.  The papers that fell off the truck were shredded by Adventist and any documents that remained at the facility were destroyed there.  The employee responsible for the mistake was not fired.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Campus Suite Apartments

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 8, 2011
geo: 
West Lafayette , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

30

In November of 2008, documents with tenant Social Security numbers and dates of birth were stolen from the office. Many of the tenants were able to avoid fraudulent charges by immediately placing fraud alerts on their accounts. One man pleaded guilty to stealing the information and another pleaded guilty to using the information to commit fraud and identity theft.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Washington State Employment Security Division

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 8, 2011
geo: 
Olympia , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

1,000

Authorities discovered that names and Social Security numbers of hundreds of Employment Security Division state employees were in the possession of a man who intended to misuse and profit from the information. The man was arrested and held on 50 counts of identity theft. It appears that the employee information was stolen from a car parked on the state Capital campus sometime in 2009. Authorities are still notifying those who were affected by incident.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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