Medical device containing patient information stolen from DePaul Hospital

Samantha Liss reports:

The device looks like a laptop and that’s likely why it was stolen — not because it contained patient information, SSM Health, owner of DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton, said in a statement.

Limited patient information was loaded on the device, which included patient names, birthdates, medical record numbers and a brief chief medical complaint.

Read more on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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