U.S. Healthcare Data Breaches Reported in January 2017

As required by section 13402(e)(4) of the HITECH Act, the Secretary must report data breaches of health information affecting 500 or more individuals.

Here are the data breaches discovered in January 2017.

Name of Covered EntityStateCovered Entity TypeIndividuals AffectedBreach Submission DateType of BreachLocation of Breached Information
MetroPlus Health PlanNYHealth Plan8081/3/2017Unauthorized Access/DisclosureOther
Community Health Plan of WashingtonWAHealth Plan13751/3/2017Hacking/IT IncidentNetwork Server
American Urgent Care Center, PSCKYHealthcare Provider8221/5/2017TheftOther
Complete WellnessMDHealthcare Provider6001/6/2017LossOther Portable Electronic Device
Office of Dr. David ElbaumCAHealthcare Provider5001/9/2017TheftPaper/Films
SSM Dean Medical GroupWIHealthcare Provider48001/10/2017Unauthorized Access/DisclosureEmail
Verity Medical FoundationCAHealthcare Provider101641/11/2017Hacking/IT IncidentNetwork Server
Escambia County Alabama Community Hospitals, Inc. D/B/A Atmore Community HospitalALHealthcare Provider10901/12/2017Unauthorized Access/DisclosureElectronic Medical Record
Children’s Hospital of Los AngelesCAHealthcare Provider35941/13/2017TheftLaptop
St. Luke’s HospitalNDHealthcare Provider6001/16/2017Hacking/IT IncidentNetwork Server
Sentara HealthcareVAHealthcare Provider54541/16/2017Hacking/IT IncidentNetwork Server
TriHealth, Inc.OHHealthcare Provider11261/19/2017Unauthorized Access/DisclosureNetwork Server, Paper/Films
Associated Catholic Charities IncorporatedMDHealthcare Provider11451/20/2017Unauthorized Access/DisclosureEmail
Covenant Medical Center, Inc.MIHealthcare Provider61971/20/2017Unauthorized Access/DisclosureElectronic Medical Record
Wonderful Center For Health InnovationCAHealthcare Provider33581/20/2017TheftLaptop
Multnomah CountyORHealthcare Provider17001/20/2017Unauthorized Access/DisclosureEmail
Stephenville Medical & Surgical ClinicTXHealthcare Provider750001/23/2017Unauthorized Access/DisclosureDesktop Computer
Roper St. Francis HealthcareSCHealthcare Provider5761/24/2017LossOther Portable Electronic Device
MultiCare Health SystemWAHealthcare Provider12491/26/2017Hacking/IT IncidentEmail
THE R.O.A.D.S. Foundation Inc. DBA R.O.A.D.S. Community Care ClinicCAHealthcare Provider6701/26/2017LossPaper/Films
Princeton Pain ManagementNJHealthcare Provider46681/27/2017Hacking/IT IncidentDesktop Computer, Electronic Medical Record
Synergy Specialists Medical Group, Inc / Jay S. Berenter, DPMCAHealthcare Provider5691/27/2017Hacking/IT IncidentEmail
Shiel SextonINHealth Plan7101/27/2017Unauthorized Access/DisclosureOther
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.FLHealth Plan248091/27/2017Hacking/IT IncidentNetwork Server
Vertiv Co. Health & Welfare PlanOHHealth Plan9551/31/2017Unauthorized Access/DisclosurePaper/Films