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Presence Health agreed to pay $475,000 to settle allegations it failed to promptly report a 2013 breach of patient health information.

Paper operating room schedules containing information on 836 people went missing from the Surgery Center at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet on Oct. 22, 2013, according to information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Presence did not notify affected patients of the breach until Feb. 3, 2014.”

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Author: Ally Marotti