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personal data goes.

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Dental and Vision are dentist and optometrist practices, differentiated from other healthcare providers, such as physicians because they are usually not covered by health insurance. Dentists and optometrists need to know medications you, as their patient, are on as well as basic medical conditions.

Examples

Maine Oral Health Program purchases statewide personal hospital discharge data from at least ME [source]. See more information about the fields of data shared, an example of matching real names to the records in statewide discharge data, and which states use standards less than the HIPAA standard.

  

Abbott Medical Optics, Baylor College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology had a data breach in 2011, in California. Backup tapes with information from Ophthalmology department equipment were stolen from Abbotts office after being collected from Baylor. The information on the tapes included the eye contour measurement charts, names and physician names of patients who were preparing for Lasik surgery. [source].

  

St. Lukes Cataract & Laser Institute purchases statewide personal hospital discharge data from at least FL [source]. See more information about the fields of data shared, an example of matching real names to the records in statewide discharge data, and which states use standards less than the HIPAA standard.

  

Beauty Dental, Inc. had a data breach in 2010, in Illinois. The paper records of some individuals were lost or stolen on June 5. [source].

  

Valley Vision purchases statewide personal hospital discharge data from at least CA [source]. See more information about the fields of data shared, an example of matching real names to the records in statewide discharge data, and which states use standards less than the HIPAA standard.

  

Cigna Dental had a data breach in 2012, in Connecticut. On March 23, 2012, an employee sent an unencrypted document to the personal emails of herself and her son. The document contained the first names of customers and their Social security numbers. Cigna became aware of the incident on March 27 and took immediate action. The employee claimed that she had sent the document to obtain help with work from her son. She confirmed that both she and her son had deleted the email and was fired. [source].

  
  

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