Patient Information Goes Flying In Field Near St. Elizabeth’s Hospital

BOSTON (CBS)– Nearly 7,000 patients at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton could be affected by a security breach.

Officials say documents intended for the shredder were somehow removed from the building, and the pers were found blowing around in a nearby field.

The hospital says no personal medical information was compromised, but the papers contained  patients’ names, addresses and credit card numbers.

Patients have been notified.


One Comment

  1. Joan Hogan says:

    ST> Elizabeths Hospital In brighton , Ma Not the only Medical Establishment With
    HIPPA Violations ! CVS Pharmacy Keeps Changing My Address , and Date of Birth
    allowing someone to obtain Prescriptions under my name with an altered date iof birth and Address ! An Address I never Lived At. THis has happened more than once. MY Advice be advised and Report It To The Federal Government.

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