Caswell

Cone Health Mailing Error

October 12th, 2014

Cone Health of Greensboro, N.C. has notified 2,076 Southeastern Heart and Vascular Center patients about the data breach which was caused due to mailing error. According to the reports, a courier mistake which led to letters being sent to wrong patients having other patient names, their doctors and names of the practices.

According to the statement on the Cone Health website, social security numbers, dates of birth or insurance information was not compromised in the breach. Cone Health has individually notified all the patients affected by the breach. Cone Health regrets any confusion resulting from the incorrect mailing.

According to the information available on the website of Cone Health one can get the overview of this organization:

Cone Health is a not-for-profit network of healthcare providers serving people in Guilford, Forsyth, Rockingham, Alamance, Randolph, Caswell and surrounding counties. Our tagline – “The Network for Exceptional Care” – highlights our commitment to excellence, which is shared by our more than 10,000 professionals, 1,300 physicians and 1,200 volunteers.

As one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive health networks, Cone Health has more than 100 locations, including six hospitals, 3 medical centers, four urgent care centers, 95 physician practice sites and multiple centers of excellence.

It includes:

The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

Alamance Regional Medical Center

Wesley Long Hospital

Women’s Hospital

Annie Penn Hospital

The Behavioral Health Hospital

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