Mass. Hospital Missing 800,000 Files

Kara Reeder

Information on nearly 800,000 people associated with South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Mass., may be at risk after computer files went missing when they were shipped to a contractor to be destroyed, according to boston.com.

 

The PatriotLedger.com reports that the backup files contained information, such as names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers, on patients, employees, physicians, volunteers, donors and business partners associated with South Shore between Jan. 1, 1996, and Jan. 6, 2010.

 

South Shore officials say there is no indication that the information has been misused.



Add Comment      Leave a comment on this blog post

Post a comment

 

 

 

 


(Maximum characters: 1200). You have 1200 characters left.

 

 

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.


 

Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data