Portland psychologists’ laptop stolen with confidential info (updated)

From KGW in Oregon:

A Portland psychologist who has seen thousands of patients over the years put out a warning Tuesday night after his laptop computer was stolen.

The computer contained social security numbers, names and diagnosis information. It was stolen from Dr. David Gostnell’s car last month.

Some of his former patients were already notified of the security breach but as many as 4,000 people were at risk, authorities said.

Gostnell has seen patients at his office in Northeast Portland as well as Oregon Health and Science University.

As of the time of this posting, I do not see any notice on the University’s web site or on HHS’s listing of breaches.

Update: Coverage by Fox12 says “The breach doesn’t involve any individuals evaluated by Gostnell at Oregon Health and Science University Hospital, he said.”

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