Paper

AU: Queensland Health launches investigation after medical files found on busy Brisbane road

Josh Bavas reports: Queensland Health is investigating how a large parcel of patients’ medical documents, earmarked for destruction, were lost on a busy Brisbane road. A staff member came across the files last Thursday on Abbotsford Road in Bowen Hills, kilometres away from their home at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH). hey...

Insurance company AIA fined $10,000 by PDPC for personal data breach

Lester Wong reports from Singapore: Insurance company AIA was fined $10,000 by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) for mistakenly sending 245 letters meant for various customers to just two people due to a programming error in its software system that auto-generates the letters. The bulk of the letters (237) were premium notice letters...

Medical Records Left Behind From Shuttered Chatham Medical Facility After It Lost State Health Department License And Medicare Certification

Dana Kozlov reports on tremendous amount of paper medical records left behind behind the now-shuttered former Medical Professional Home Healthcare Center in Chatham. Read more on CBS and their follow-up here.  So okay, folks, you really need to at least look at the pictures in those stories. It’s *disgusting* what has happened to patients’...