MA: Laptop lost with data for more than 2,000 patients, Boston Children’s reports

Chelsea Conaboy reports:

While at a conference in Buenos Aires, a Boston Children’s Hospital employee lost a laptop containing a file with information about 2,159 patients, including names, birth dates, diagnoses, and treatment information. The laptop was password protected but not encrypted, according to a hospital press release.

Read more on The Boston Globe. So far, I do not see a copy of the press release up on the hospital’s web site.

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