Macau: Patient health details stolen

Details of some 200 patients’ health reports were yesterday stolen from the Centro Hospitalar Conde de São Januário (CHCSJ).

According to information released by the Health Bureau, two sets of computers were stolen from the office yesterday which contained the data.


After checking its records, the hospital said the two stolen computers contained the health check reports of some 200 patients, including names, birth dates and medical card numbers.

No identity cards information and addresses were stored in the computers.

The hospital added that the lost data was protected by a dual-password system.

The Health Bureau is assisting police with its investigation, while carrying out a “comprehensive” inspection of the security systems in all of its departments.

Source – Macau Daily Times

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