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Cedars-Sinai reports possible breach of patients' medical data
Cedars-Sinai reports possible breach of patients' medical data

Medical records and other data may have been compromised for at least 500 patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, the hospital said Friday, after an employee's laptop computer was stolen. The laptop's hard drive may have had some combination of patient data, including information about lab testing, treatment and diagnosis, Cedars-Sinai said in a statement. Some files also contained patient Social Security numbers and other personal information. The hospital said it will mail letters next week to patients already identified as being potentially affected by the data breach. It will also continue to monitor the incident to identify any additional patients...

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