Laptop Loaded with PHI Stolen from Lexington Clinic

Following the Dec. 7 theft of an unencrypted laptop, Lexington Clinic in Kentucky is notifying 1,018 patients who received services in the neurology department.

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If, according to HITECH, the only way that electronic data can be secure is thru encryption, then how could anyone not encrypt laptops?
Posted by David S | Tuesday, January 31 2012 at 4:24PM ET
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