The Hand Care Center/Shoulder and Elbow Institute - 26/08/2014
The Hand Care Center/Shoulder and Elbow Institute in Orange California notified patients of data breach when they were notified by Iron Mountain Record Management, a facility where the medical practice stores old files, that 25 boxes of X-rays were stolen by two employees of the storage company. The employees sold the X-rays to a recycler who melted them down to recover the silver. The information in the X-ray files included patient names, dates of birth, gender, treating physician, medical record numbers and the image on the X-ray itself.For those possibly affected, they can call the center at 1-877-615-3762. The center is reporting that any X-rays taken after 2002 were most likely not affected.