Hartford Breach Affecting 9,558 Includes Social Security Numbers

Hartford Hospital in Connecticut and its VNA HealthCare hospice and home health partner have announced a breach of protected health information caused by a business associate and affecting 9,558 patients. Following is the organizations’ formal statement on the incident and its aftermath:

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Healthcare organizations need to implement technology that allows all identifying information to be removed from medical records (SSNs, names, addresses). TASCET has developed that technology. Please, visit the website to learn more about how TASCET can help hospitals: http://www.tascet.com/index.php/industry/healthcare-main
Posted by I S | Wednesday, August 01 2012 at 2:28PM ET
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