DENT Neurologic Institute of Amherst


Location

Amherst, NY
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 16, 2013
geo: 
Amherst, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

10,200 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

An administrative error led to the personal information of 10,200 patients being emailed to 200 patients.  Names, addresses, date of last appointment, visit type, primary care physician, referring physician, email addresses, and whether or not the patient was actively receiving treatment were in an Excel attachment of an email that was sent to unspecified parties. The recipients were called and instructed to delete the email.

Source: 
Media

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA), RCR Technology Corporation


Location

Indianapolis, IN
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 3, 2013
geo: 
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

187,533 (3,926 SSNs exposed)

A computer programming glitch resulted in the exposure of client health, financial, and employment information.  Personal and private documents that belonged to certain clients were accidentally made available to other clients between April 6 and May 21 when FSSA contractor RCR Technology Corporation made a programming error.  The issue was discovered on May 10 and addressed on May 21.

Source: 
Media

M2ComSys, Cogent Healthcare, Inc.


Location

Brentwood, TN
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2013
geo: 
Brentwood, TN
United States
Extra Info: 

Cogent Healthcare offices across the country, Cogent Medical Care, Endion Medical Healthcare (Endion SeniorCare), Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center, Inpatient Specialists of Southwest Florida, and Comprehensive Hospital Physicians of Florida were affected.

Records Breached: 

32,000

M2ComSys (M2), a medical transcription company, stored physicians' notes for Cogent Healthcare.   It was discovered that the online system that stored the notes could be accessed.  Patient care notes with names, physician names, dates of birth, diagnosis descriptions. summary of treatment, medical history, medical record numbers, and other medical information were exposed.  The notes could have been accessed on May 5, 2013 and improper access to the site ended on June 24, 2013.  M2 no longer provides services for Cogent Healthcare.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services


Location

Springfield, IL
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 6, 2013
geo: 
Springfield, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

3,100 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

A contractor sent Family Health Network ID cards to the wrong addresses in July of 2013.  A total of 3,100 clients had their names, Medicaid numbers, and dates of birth exposed.

Source: 
Media

City Jeffersonville


Location

Jeffersonville, IN
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 11, 2013
geo: 
Jeffersonville, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

311

City vendors and other businesses were alerted to a breach of information that dates back to 2001.  Names, addresses, and in some cases Social Security numbers, were sent to city employees in a monthly email about vendor payments.  The issue was noticed when a recent software change made the information easier to spot.  Jeffersonville's information technology staff deleted the emails from city employee inboxes.

Source: 
Media

Radnor School District


Location

Radnor, PA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 17, 2013
geo: 
Radnor, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000

An employee performing a transfer of personnel data accidentally left the data accessible and a middle school student viewed it.  The student also shared the information.  Current and former employees may have had their names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, and Social Security numbers accessed as early as June and as late as the end of the 2012-2013 school year.  The breach was discovered in November.

Source: 
Media

Marian Regional Medical Center


Location

Santa Maria California
1400 East Church Street
Santa Maria, CA
United States
Phone: 1-805-739-3000
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 20, 2014
geo: 
Santa Maria California
1400 East Church Street
Santa Maria, CA
United States
Phone: 1-805-739-3000
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Marian Regional Medical Centers (Santa Maria and Arroyo Grande Campuses) notified patients of a data breach. A secured electronic file containing patients information was sent to a contracted health insurance plan in error. The health insurance plan notified the company immediately that they received the email in error.

Source: 
California Attorney General

St. Vincent Breast Center


Location

Indianapolis, IN
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 4, 2014
geo: 
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

63,000

St. Vincent Breast Center have announced that patient's health information may have been breached after the center sent around 63,000 letters to the wrong patients. The letters included patient names, addresses and in certain references to scheduled appointments. Reportedly no Social Security numbers, financial information or clinical information.

"St.Vincent Breast Center entered into an agreement with Indianapolis Breast Center P.C. and Solis Women’s Health Breast Imaging Specialists of Indiana P.C. after they both closed last year.

Source: 
Media

Anthem Blue Cross


Location

Southern and Northern California cities, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 10, 2014
geo: 
Southern and Northern California cities, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Anthem Blue Cross in California sent text emails with personal details about individuals health information and member specific demographic information such as age, language spoken, specific medical test received or not received as part of the text message.

The company is reviewing whether or not they have to report this information as part of the specific notification laws in California, which does include the breach of medical history, mental or physical condition, medical treatment or diagnosis by a health care professional.

Source: 
Media

University of Southern California (USC)


Location

Los Angeles, CA
United States
34° 3' 8.0424" N, 118° 14' 37.266" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 12, 2005
geo: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

270,000 possibly accessed, dozens exposed

A reporter contacted USC based on an individual's claim to be able to access personal information on college applicants online.  USC removed the site pending investigation and sent letters to affected individuals.

Source: 
Security Breach Letter
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