A quality improvement survey project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in July resulted in a data breach when postcards that contained protected health information were mailed to about 1,000 participating patients.

Because the protected health information of more than 500 individuals was released in the mailing, the university was required to notify the Office of Civil Rights for the Department of Health and Human Services.

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