Ca: Windsor obstetrician warns of privacy breach

Dalson Chen reports:

A Windsor obstetrician is warning her patients of a possible privacy breach four months after a computer full of sensitive information was stolen from her office.

In a public notice that appeared in The Star on Wednesday, Dr. Shobhana Patel said a break-in this summer resulted in the loss of a computer containing the personal health data of patients — “namely names, addresses, contact information and health card numbers, as well as OHIP billing codes.”

Read more on The Windsor Star. OHIP codes seem to be the Canadian version of our CPT codes.

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