Laptop stolen with personal data on 300,000 health insurance clients
Information Week, February 19, 2008
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has notified its members that an employee laptop computer containing personal information for about 300,000 individuals was stolen. The insurer has sent letters to thousands of its members alerting them about the theft, which occurred in Newark, NJ, on Jan. 5, 2008. Horizon says the personal information contained on the computer included names and addresses of members, but no medical data.
- Half of All Primary Care, Internal Medicine Jobs Unfilled in 2013
- How Digital Strategy Shapes Patient Engagement at Boston Children's Hospital
- CFO Exchange: Smartphones Poised to Disrupt Healthcare, Says Topol
- CNO on Hospital Redesign: 'You Can't Over-Communicate'
- Carondelet to Pay $35M to Settle Fraud Allegations
- Some Cancer Hospitals' Quality Data Will Soon Be Public
- PA Ranks See 'Phenomenal Growth,' Lack of Diversity
- Consumerism Drives Healthcare Branding, Rebranding Efforts
- CA Powers Up $80M HIE to 'Create Value in the Data'
- 3 Traits Personality Assessments Can't Reveal