Patient data included on missing thumb drive, OhioHealth says

Ben Sutherly reports:

Sensitive data for nearly 1,000 valve-replacement candidates and research subjects at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital might have been compromised when an unencrypted thumb drive came up missing.

The data include patients’ names, medical-record numbers, insurance companies, physicians, addresses, dates of birth, referral and treatment dates, and types of procedures conducted on them. Clinical information and Social Security numbers for some patients also were on the hard drive.

Read more on The Columbus Dispatch.

Related: Full text of OhioHealth’s notice.

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