KS: Medical Group Investigates Allegations of Stolen Records

Denise Hnytka reports:

The Wichita Radiological Group received an anonymous call saying their patient records may have been stolen. On Monday, the executive director reported the information to Wichita police.

According to the police report, the caller claims a former employee stole patient records before being fired from the Wichita Radiological Group. The caller said the former employee is now using patients’ personal and financial information to pay bills.

The radiological group is not sure how much, if any information was stolen. So far, they have not found any evidence of the theft. But tens of thousands of patient records were in the database could have been compromised.

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