A physician’s stolen laptop that wasn’t properly backed up is compelling LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans to take the unusual step of publicly identifying the physician to better ensure all affected patients may be identified.

Christopher Roth, M.D., assistant professor of urology, left the laptop in his car the night of July 16 and discovered the theft the following morning. However, data on the laptop had been backed up only to the device’s hard drive and not to the Health Sciences Center servers.

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