Patient information lost, found in bag on McGalliard

Keith Roysdon reports:

A bag of patient information was lost for several days and recovered along McGalliard Road in Muncie, IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital has announced.

The bag contained billing paperwork for about 1,399 patients, according to the hospital, which is part of the IU Health network.

The bag was lost around Sept. 23 and IU Health learned of it on Sept. 26, the hospital said in an announcement. “It was immediately retrieved by IU Health and secured,” the hospital said Friday.

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