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April 16th, 2008

Breach Involving Health Information In Elliot Health System

A business associate of The Elliot Health System (EHS), Advanced Medical Partners, Inc. (AMPI), has recently reported that on the evening of February 22, 2008, a thief/thieves broke into corporate headquarters, and stole ten computers. The computers contained electronic protected health information and could potentially include clients name, procedural dates of service at EHS, name insurance company and date of birth.

AMPI says that these computers have safeguards in place, including password protection, to guard against access to this information.

Contacts for any additional information or assistance:

Katherine St. Jean RN, CPC, CMAS
Director of Compliance/Corporate Compliance Officer
Elliot Health System
Compliance Department
4 Elliot Way
Suite 303
Manchester, NH 03103

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