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[Dataloss] Patient information left open online at Oregon hospital

From: lyger (lygerattrition.org)
Date: Wed Aug 15 2007 - 10:59:33 CDT


http://www.oregonlive.com/newsflash/regional/index.ssf?/base/news-20/1187192116196040.xml&storylist=orlocal

Information such as Social Security numbers about patients at Sky Lakes
Medical Center was available online for about a month when the hospital's
security was down.

But hospital officials say they found no unauthorized access after
scanning thousands of records.

[.]

The hospital shut down the online bill payment system in late May, sent
letters to about 30,000 patients and canceled its contract with Verus, he
said.

[...]
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