Aug 292014
 

Andy Cerota reports: Memorial Hermann Hospital is apologizing after a former employee accessed the medical records of more than 10,000 patients. A hospital spokesperson tells Local 2 News that protecting and securing patient information is a top priority. Letters are going out to those patients right now and Memorial Hermann has set up a call [...]

Aug 292014
 

As part of its ongoing commitment to privacy and data security, AltaMed Health Services is notifying affected individuals of a recent incident that may affect the security of their personal and protected health information. The organization learned from local law enforcement of an ongoing criminal investigation of a former AltaMed temporary employee, and other individuals [...]

Aug 292014
 

WSAV reports that Bulloch Pediatrics is warning patients that some of their personal information may have been compromised when a local storage facility was burgled. The practice stored some old insurance records and other payment records in those units. Some of these records contained patient names, policy holder names, policy numbers and in a few [...]

Aug 292014
 

Joseph Pleasant reports: Metro Nashville’s Health Department discovered that around 1,700 people’s personal information may have been lost in July. The information impacts the Children Special Services program. Metro Nashville’s Health Department is mailing out letters to notify participants in the Children Special Services program that their personal information could be at risk. The health [...]

Aug 292014
 

WRAL reports: Duke University Health System officials said Friday that a thumb drive containing patient information was stolen from an administrative office last month. The unencrypted device contained spreadsheets that included patients’ names, medical record numbers, physicians’ names and, in some instances, the names of certain Duke University Hospital locations visited, officials said. No Social [...]