Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital is notifying about 10,300 patients after an employee’s password-protected but unencrypted laptop was stolen from a car on April 9. It is the third major breach for a university facility since August 2011.
Emails on the hard drive may have contained patient names, birth dates, physician names, medical record numbers, diagnoses and service dates, according to a notice from the hospital, which is in Lafayette and is part of the university’s 19-hospital delivery system. The laptop did not contain medical records, financial information or Social Security numbers.
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