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Hospital Sues Service Provider for Lost Materials

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Source: myfoxny.com – February 11, 2011

The New York City's municipal hospital system disclosed Friday that confidential medical records from four Bronx facilities were stolen last December 23rd when a van was left unlocked and unattended.

The hospital system has also begun providing data breach notification to 1.7 million people possibly affected by the data loss.

According to NAID CEO Bob Johnson, “Every company in the secure destruction industry should take note.  We have reached the point where one missing hard drive or one missing box could have similar consequences.  This is one of the reasons we are so focused on NAID AAA Certification’s unannounced audits in the field.”

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