City of Hope - 11/03/2014

The City of Hope was informed by one of their vedors, Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, Inc. regarding a burglary that happened in one of their offices, where the thieves stole eight of their computers. Two of the computers contained City of Hope patient and patient guarantor information. Both computers were password protected. Sutherland Healthcare Solutions provides billing services for the City of Hope, who has since suspended their relationship with Sutherland.The information on the computers contained Social Security numbers, names, addresses, phone numbers, medical record numbers, account numbers and/or diagnoses. Law enforcement is currently investigating the incident.The City of Hope has secured the services of Kroll, a risk mitigation company, to provide identity theft protection at no cost for one year for those who may have been affected.