Midwest Womens Healthcare Specialists - 27/05/2014

Midwest Women's Healthcare has informed patientes of a data breach when records were mistakenly placed in a dumpster during a construction project at their facility. The records in turn were blown out of the dumpster during a strong wind storm in the area. The records included names, addresses and Social Security numbers for female patients in 2011 and 2012. More Information: http://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/mistake-during-construction-led-to-l...UPDATE (12/3/2014): A settlement agreement has been reached with over 1,500 women and the Women's Healthcare Specialists over the mistaken exposure of their personal information when records were accidentally dumped outside the facility in a dumpster, then blown from the dumpster due to high winds in May 2014. Midwest Healthare Specialists agreed to set up a victims' fund of $400,000 to compensate those women whose records were exposed as a result of the physical disclosure of documents. More Information: http://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/exclusive-settlement-reached-over-im...