Breach Reported after CD Shipped to Medicare is Lost

Published
  • January 23 2013, 12:41pm EST

Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, Pa., has issued the following public notice of a major breach of protected health information. The notice does not indicate the size of the breach; The Citizens’ Voice newspaper in Wilkes-Barre reports 1,182 patients were affected and Social Security numbers were among the compromised data. Here is the hospital notice:

“Wayne Memorial Hospital ("WMH") is committed to protecting the information it maintains on behalf of its patients. Regrettably, this notice is regarding an incident involving some of that information.

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