Patients Notified after Paper Records Stolen

Published
  • January 27 2014, 4:31pm EST

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Conn., has notified 858 patients of a breach after their paper records were stolen from the car of a physician.

In a statement, the hospital identified the physician as Bindu Vanapalli, M.D., an independent contractor working in the emergency department, and noted that removal of patient information from the hospital violates policy and un-specified disciplinary action has been taken.

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