Brigham and Women's Hospital

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No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2012
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

615 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

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The October 16 theft of a desktop computer may have resulted in the exposure of patient information.

UPDATE (12/28/2012): The computer was stolen from the Brigham and Women's Hospital office.  Medical record numbers, age, medications, laboratory values and other clinical information may have been on the computer.  Up to 615 people may have been affected by the theft.