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Planned Parenthood Health Data Breach Affects 2K Patients

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: July 14, 2016 in Industry News

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland faces a possible healthcare data breach affecting 2,506 patients after paper records were exposed during the closure of a healthcare center in Iowa, according to a company

Patients at the Dubuque location treated between August 2008 and April 2014 may have had some of their PHI accessed by an unauthorized entity following the closure and sale of the healthcare center. Information that may have been affected included names, dates of birth, mailing addresses, insurance information, Social Security numbers, medical record numbers, diagnoses, treatments, and lab results.

The healthcare system reported that it has secured the records and has implemented measures to ensure that patient privacy and confidentiality is being protected.

 

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  • william Hollensed 13:43h, 20 August

    and they did it again when they sold the building in Bettendorf, Iowa in January 2018. So much for claiming they fixed it. Same Privacy Officer

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