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Laptop Loaded with PHI Stolen from Lexington Clinic

Published
  • January 31 2012, 12:24pm EST

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.

The laptop contained patient names, contact information and diagnoses, but did not hold Social Security numbers or financial information. The theft occurred in an office park in one of 25 locations where the group practice of more than 200 clinicians provides services throughout central and eastern Kentucky. The clinic has changed all door locks to the neurology department and is further assessing security of offices located in the park.

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