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How we did it: Diving into prescription privacy

Bob Segall of WTHR-Indianapolis went dumpster diving at drug stores and found that personal prescription records were being thrown out and unsecured. Over two months, Segall and photojournalists found many dumpsters were sitting wide open in drug store parking lots and inside they found hundreds of patient records including names, addresses, phone numbers and birth dates, as well as the medications the patients were taking and the doctors who had prescribed them.

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