The University of Kentucky is notifying 2,207 individuals following the theft of a laptop with information from a newborn screening program.
The password-protected, unencrypted laptop was stored in a locked, private room. Data on the device included patient and mother names, medical record numbers, date of birth, diagnosis, and some Social Security numbers of mothers. The laptop was stolen between June 18 and June 21. Following investigations, the University posted a public notice on its UKHealthCare web site on Aug. 19.
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