Saturday, April 7, 2012

Theft of Radiology Registration DOCUMENTS

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals (TJUH) has notified approximately 600 patients that there was a theft of radiology registration documents containing personal information for services provided between February 4 and March 22, 2005. Affected patients have been sent a letter detailing the extensive identity protection resources being made available to them.

The stolen documents were the subject of a criminal investigation being conducted by the Towamencin Township Police and were disclosed to TJUH management on February 9, 2012. These documents contained personal health information that included: patient name, address, home phone number, work phone number, Social Security number, date of birth, TJUH account number, TJUH medical record number, insurance information, emergency contact, and the specified radiological studies performed.
http://www.jeffersonhospital.org/Home/News/2012/April/thomas-jefferson-university-hospitals-notify-patients-of-security-breach.aspx
NOTE: Interesting that this involved paper and not mobile electronic media.

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