In Detroit, a hospital has experienced a security breach after an employee lost a flash drive with the data of medical patients. The information of 2,777 patients has been compromised.
A flash drive containing personal data on 2,777 patients was recently lost by an employee of Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System.
“The 2,777 patients were tested for urinary tract infections between July and October 2010; the lost information included names, medical record numbers, and test results, but not social security numbers or medical histories, according to a report by the Detroit Free Press,” Infosecurity reports.
“This is the second patient data breach at the hospital in a year, the paper said,” the article states. “In September, a Henry Ford employee’s laptop was stolen from an unlocked office. The computer contained unsecured information related to prostate services that patients received between 1997 and… continue reading
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