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Notice of Possible Unauthorized Disclosure of Protected Health Information

Dec 02, 2019

On October 3, 2019, NYC Health + Hospitals was notified that of some of its patients’ protected health information (PHI) had been inappropriately disclosed by an employee of NYC Health + Hospitals, between 2016 and November 2019. The disclosed PHI included patients’ names, telephone numbers, and the fact that they had been involved in motor vehicle accidents. An investigation of the incident is ongoing, and appropriate discipline of the employee is being pursued. If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident between 2016 and November 2019, and, as a result, were treated at a NYC Health + Hospitals hospital, your PHI may have been included in this unauthorized disclosure. For more information, please call (877) 514-0832.