Stolen Laptops lead to Hospitals Data breach, 700+k patients details compromised

About 729,000 patients data at risk after thieves managed to break into the AHMC Hospital’s administrative offices and steal two laptops on October 12.

The Los Angeles Times reports that the stolen laptops contain names, Medicare/insurance IDs, diagnosis codes,insurance/patient payments and social security numbers.

The suspects managed to break in despite the fact that the office has good security protection with a video-monitoring , gated & patrolled by security.

The theft was discovered on October 14, the security camera video evidence showed that the theft occurred on Oct. 12.  A complaint has immediately been filled at Al hambra Police Department.

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