Rady's Childrens Hospital - 19/06/2014

Rady's Children's Hospital has suffered a data breach when an employee inadvertently sent an email with a file attached to 6 potential job applicants. The applicants were meant to receive approved information for an internal evaluation, instead they received the original file with the information of 14,100 patients. The information included names, dates of birth, primary diagnoses, medical records and insurance carrier claim information. According to the hospital no Social Security numbers,  credit card information, addresses or parent/guardian information were included in this file. The file contained information on patientes admitted to the hospital between July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.