Vidant Health leaking PHI since at least September – security firm (updated)
SLC Security posted this yesterday:
Second Note: Vidant Health – Greenville, NC
Just a quick update that we are still seeing issues with Vidant Health which we previous reported.
On October 1, 2014, SLC Security had posted:
DISCLOSURE: Vidant Medical Center (www.vidanthealth.com)
Leaking PHI to include locations, patient names, diagnosis, age, birthdates and identifying features such as race and weight.Type: PHI
First Noted: 12 September 2014
Total Records: 44+
Status: Not Monitoring for Follow Up (Not a client of SLC Security Services LLC)
SLC Security informs DataBreaches.net that they notified Vidant Health by postal mail in October 2014, but got no acknowledgement.
Update 1: DataBreaches.net tweeted Vidant Health a heads up yesterday, pointing them to SLC’s reports. They did not respond, even though they responded to many others’ tweets.