County-USC patients’ personal information stolen in car break-in
Abby Sewell reports:
Files containing personal information on more than 700 patients treated at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center were stolen when an employee’s car was broken into, county health officials said Monday.
The break-in occurred in July. The county Department of Health Services released a statement after trying to notify the affected patients by mail.
The files stolen from the car contained appointment lists for people who were treated at the County-USC neurosurgery clinic between May 10 and July 26, according to the statement.
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