TN: Laptop with more than 1,500 patients' data stolen

Chris Echegaray reports:

A laptop containing more than 1,500 patient names and their personal information was stolen from a medical billing company employee’s car last month.

PhyData LLC, a medical billing and management company in Goodlettsville, reported the laptop stolen from the trunk of the worker’s vehicle at RiverGate Mall on May 7, said Joy Sweeney of PhyData.

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The companies associated with PhyData that were affected are Advanced Diagnostic Imaging, Premier Radiology and Anesthesia Services Associates.

The majority of the names contained in the computer were patients between January 2009 and December 2010.

The laptop had medical patient names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers and medical record numbers.

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