Laptop with medical information on 3,159 Mankato Clinic patients stolen

A laptop computer with personal and medical information on more than 3,000 Mankato Clinic patients was stolen nearly two months ago.

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The breach did not include the Mankato Clinic’s electronic health records. The laptop was in the car of a registered nurse and stolen sometime between Nov. 1 an Nov. 2. Clinic officials were notified by the nurse and reported it to police. The laptop has not been recovered.

The laptop contained a spreadsheet which included personal health information of 3,159 patients. The patient information includes: patient’s full name, date of birth, medical record number, healthcare provider’s name, encounter date, and diagnosis information.

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