San Mateo Medical Center - 07/08/2014

San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) notified individuals of a potential data breach when the facility discovered that an employee who was hired in the payroll unit of the facility failed to disclose a prior conviction for identity theft. The employee was terminated immediately, but the individual had access to SMMC employee information including names, contact information, Social Security numbers and dates of birth.The facility reported that they found "no evidence indicating that the employee misused confidential information from SMMC employee records".SMMC has engaged Kroll to provide identity theft protection for one year at no cost. For those affected they can contact the county at 1-844-530-4127 from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT.