Oct 312014
 

A statement from Montgomery Obstetrics & Gynecology: BLACKSBURG, Va., (October 31, 2014) – Montgomery Obstetrics & Gynecology (Montgomery OB-GYN) has notified patients of a breach of some personal patient-protected health information. On Sept. 11, Montgomery OB-GYN learned that an individual obtained access to multiple patient charts and other medical records that were removed from the practice. [...]

Oct 312014
 

There’s a small update to the Dallas Fire-Rescue breach involving missing laptops. The loss was reported to HHS, who added it to their public breach tool today.  Dallas reported that the (first) loss occurred October 5, 2011, which is later than what was originally reported, but they also reported that 1,000 patients were impacted.

Oct 312014
 

WJCB reports: Some clients of a longtime troubled youth program in North Central Florida have had their personal information compromised. It started when TV20 received information of confidential personal documents being improperly disposed of in Bronson. When we visited the site, we found two dumpters filled and documents sitting on top of a pile of [...]

Oct 312014
 

From the Lethbridge Herald: Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying approximately 5,000 patients after a laptop was stolen from a local clinic. The laptop, stolen from the Lethbridge Sleep Clinic on Oct. 17,  was not owned by AHS and not connected to any AHS network. The laptop contained a database with the names and addresses [...]

Oct 292014
 

AAP and Leon Spencer report: Two data breach notifications were received by the Australian Information Commissioner last financial year in regards to the government-administrated online health system. The first allowed healthcare providers to view the personal health notes of consumers following a flawed technical change to the eHealth system, according to the commissioner’s annual report. [...]