CA: Laptop Stolen from Eye Doctor

Jennifer Wadsworth reports:

Someone broke into an eye doctor’s office on May 8 and stole a laptop with information about hundreds of patients.

The burglar broke into the offices of EyeCare Associates of the San Ramon Valley and took the laptop, which held eye photos and names of 611 patients. There was a lock on the laptop, but that was broken.

No other information was stored on that computer, according to doctor Robert Neves.

Read more on No statement appears on the practice’s web site, nor is it yet posted on HHS’s breach tool.

Updated June 9: This incident now appears on HHS’s breach tool.

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