5000+ Patient Data Theft

in HIPAA Headlines by John Brewer 1 Comment

John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek, CA had 2 laptops stolen that contained person and health information on 5,450 patients. As is required, the Hospital sent letters to all 5,450 patients telling them of the theft. John Muir Health vice president and privacy officer, Hala Helm, says the laptops were password-protected and contained data in Read More