PHI Disposal

Sensitive Patient Information Found in Trash

WIBC.com
April 12, 2012

Personal documents that contained prescriptions for powerful pain medication and patient information were discovered on Wednesday in a dumpster, near an Indianapolis medical center.

A viewer tip led RTV6 to the Indiana University Medical Group office building near Glendale, where she found a box full of sensitive medical documents. The box contained hundreds of papers, including copies of current driver’s licenses, patient information, signatures and prescriptions.

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