Thousands of patients have been notified that their personal information may have been compromised
" Hospital officials say an investigation found that the computer contained names, addresses, and possibly medical diagnosis information of nearly 6,800 people."The hospital stated the employees were fired for not following policies regarding computers; while rearranging their office they left the computer in a box in a hallway.
- Modern Healthcare
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(a) Ga. Hospital Fires 2 Workers Over Missing Computer - www.ModernHealthcare.com, 01/11/2014