Lexington VA Breach Affects 1,900

Joseph Goedert reports:

The Lexington (Ky.) VA Medical Center has notified about 1,900 veterans of a breach of their protected health information.

An employee without authorization took home on a laptop patient information, including names, dates of birth, medical diagnoses and the last four digits of Social Security numbers, according to a statement from the medical center.

Source: Health Data Management.

Updated October 28: This breach was reported to HHS and just showed up on their breach tool.

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