OH: Southwest General Health Center notifies obstetrical study participants after binder with PHI lost

Brie Zeitner reports from Cleveland, Ohio:

 Southwest General Health Center is notifying about 480 patients who were part of an obstetrics study that some of their private information was recently lost, including names, clinical information, data on births and medical record numbers.

The data was included in one binder, according to the health system, and the binder went missing in early December. The health system became aware of the problem Dec. 5, according to a news release.

Read more on Cleveland.com. There does not seem to be any notice up on the hospital’s website as of the time of this posting.

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