NV: Renown Health warns lost thumb drive could put some patient information at risk

James DeHaven reports:

Northern Nevada’s largest health care provider is still looking for a thumb drive containing patient information that first went missing in June.

Renown Health on Friday announced it was mailing letters to patients whose information may have been stored on the data storage device. An unnamed Renown employee first reported the thumb drive missing on June 30, according to a statement from the company.

Renown said investigators determined the drive contained patient and doctors’ names, medical record numbers, diagnoses and clinical information.

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