A box of medical records was found in the possession of an unauthorized individual, which has resulted in a data breach that has impacted 9,351 patients of Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute. The company believes that this box of records was stolen from a storage unit last October, and has decided to notify all patients that had their records in this unit. Due to this data breach, Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute has increased security and the training of their employees to ensure that a data breach of this nature will not happen again.
When: June 15, 2018
Where: Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute in La Jolla, CA
Who: Over 9,000 patients impacted
What: Files stolen
Remedy: One year of credit monitoring services are being provided to all patients who potentially had their personal information accessed.