St. Al’s missing data tapes with employees’ personal info

Add Saint Alphonsus employees to those affected by the backup tape lost by Mercer reported previously on this site.

KTVB reports:

Approximately 1,000 current and former Saint Alphonsus employees are being notified that a computer back-up tape containing their personal information has gone missing.

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and its parent company Trinity Health have learned that a computer backup tape created by the consulting firm Mercer was lost in transit to a Mercer storage facility sometime between March 26 and March 29, 2010.

Mercer said that the missing tape contains the personal information for associates of several companies, including St. Al’s employees who were covered by some of the hospital’s medical plans between 2004 and 2006. The personal information that is missing includes names, addresses, birth dates and Social Security numbers.

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