Stolen Laptop Contains Info on 4k Oregon Health & Science University Hospital Patients

A laptop containing personal information for 4,022 surgery patients at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital in Portland has been stolen, according to a KOIN Local 6 report.

On Monday, OHSU Hospital said it was in the process of contacting those patients whose personal information was on the computer, which was stolen during a burglary at an OHSU surgeon's vacation rental home in February.

The laptop contained information in emails for patients whose surgeries took place in late 2012 through Feb. 20. In most cases, that information includes patient names, age, gender, OHSU patient medical record numbers, type of surgery, name of surgeon and anesthesiologist and surgery dates, times and locations.

A small number of emails contained Social Security numbers for nine patients, according to the report.

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