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Laptop Theft Reminds Health Care Organizations of “The Cloud’s” Power


Last month, a physician within IU's School of Medicine was the victim of theft when a laptop was stolen from his car. Thousands of other individuals proved to be victims when the school determined that the laptop contained the names, ages, diagnoses, medical record numbers and, even Social Security numbers for 3,192 individuals. The school has shared that it is taking steps to prevent future situations by reminding staff to store all institutional information on…
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