Patients’ personal information found in dumpster outside dentist’s office
Tammi Vigil reports on a breach in Aurora, Colorado:
A viewer sent FOX31 a tip about medical records tossed in the trash at Southlands in Aurora.
In a place where people shop, some of the most priceless items lie unprotected in this dumpster.
“They should throw all this stuff inside a shredder you know,” says Steven Mendez of Aurora.
He’s talking about his and hundreds of other private dental records, including names, social security numbers, birth dates and addresses.[…]
The records came from the office of Dr. Sandra Bujanda-Wagner, who told us employees accidentally threw out the wrong records.
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