Loyola University Medical Center patients' information compromised after car break-in

Tom Negovan reports:

He raves about the medical care he’s received at Loyola University Medical Center, but a heart transplant patient says he can’t believe the hospital allowed his personal information to be compromised.

Worse still, 63-year-old Vincent Cherry says, administrators are doing nothing to help.

He was notified earlier this month that a Loyola employee’s car had been broken into. Among the items taken was a thumb drive containing vital patient information, including social security numbers.


Loyola estimates fewer than 100 patients had data compromised, telling WGN News it’s doing everything it can to help them secure their personal information.

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