Laptop Containing Patient Information Stolen From Coordinated Health

Bethlehem, Pa.-based Coordinated Health has notified patients of a data breach that occurred when a laptop containing patient information was stolen from an employee's vehicle, according to a Pocono Record report.

The password-protected laptop was stolen from the employee's vehicle Feb. 21, and may have contained an email attachment that included the information of 733 Coordinated Health patients. The attachment contained affected patients' names, dates of birth, addresses, insurance information, physician names and Social Security numbers, according to the report. 

As a result of the data breach, Coordinated Health is offering affected patients free credit monitoring, according to the report.

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