Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Patients Just Learning of Hospital Insider ID Thefts in 2011

A Florida hospital has notified patients that three years ago a then employee accessed their personal information outside his normal job duties. The hospital learned of the breach when law enforcement alerted them.

This insider theft of identity information in 2011 included patients' names, dates of birth,and Social Security numbers. Hundreds of warning letters are being sent to patients.

"The breaches of patients' private information occurred three years ago."
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Sources:
(a) Baptist Primary Care Notifies Patients of Privacy Incident - www.ActionNewsJax.com, 11/26/2014

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