Ny Patients Info Released Accidently

05.15.13 |

As many as 10-thousand patients in upstate New York may have had their patient data released. The error happened Monday afternoon by a company called Dent Neurological Institute in Amherst, New York, after an attachment was accident attached to an email with 200 recipients. The CEO of the company said they called all 200 people and asked them to delete the message from their computers. The message contained names, addresses, and email addresses of patients, but no medical diagnoses, financial information or social security numbers.