Loading…
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeNewsNation
Published: Thursday, 3/13/2014 - Updated: 8 months ago

Detroit Medical Center: Harper hospital worker stole personal information on 1,087 patients

ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT — The Detroit Medical Center says an employee stole the personal information of 1,087 patients at Harper University Hospital.

The health care company says Harper sent letters to the affected patients after West Bloomfield police informed the hospital of the theft.

The Detroit News and TV stations WDIV, WJBK and WXYZ say police found the personal documents while they were investigating an identity theft.

Authorities say the documents include names, dates of birth, reasons for patients’ visits and in some cases Social Security numbers.

The hospital says it’s offering free credit monitoring to the affected patients.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories