US hospital missing 2,200 patient files

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On October 13, 2010, Mountain Vista Medical Center became aware that compact memory data cards containing information related to procedures occurring January 1, 2008 through October 12, 2010, were missing from two endoscopy machines in the Endoscopy Unit. The compact memory data cards include the following information about the patients: full name, date of birth, age, sex, hospital medical record number, physician last name, date and time of procedure, type of procedure, and procedure image(s).

Mountain Vista Medical Center no reason to believe that the information involved in this incident has been accessed or improperly used. Social security numbers, credit card numbers, addresses, and telephone numbers were not included on the data cards.

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Editor Intelink says:(2012-10-02 10:49:19)

“Een kwaliteitsslag voor school, student en stagebedrijf” Het herkennen en correct behandelen van bedrijfsvertrouwelijke informatie. Het programma speelt tevens doeltreffend in op de sterk toenemende behoefte aan Social Media Integriteit van stag...

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Danny Lieberman says:(2011-05-09 13:35:04)

As one of the pioneers in DLP - data loss prevention and an active thought leader in the field since 2003 - it is typical for people who discover that the emperor is naked to take knee jerk reactions. IT and HR procedures are part of a set of data...

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Rachel McShelley says:(2011-03-31 10:01:15)

Blijft helaas onduidelijk waarom BitDefender dit opvallend en vooral ook een beveiligingsrisico vindt.

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