This story is not quite as bad as it sounds. The laptop that was stolen had password protection. Even so, there is some concern whenever sensitive information is placed on something that is so easily misplaced or stolen.

Margolies, Dan. A Stolen Laptop Contained Data For More Than 114,000 Patients At Truman Medical Centers. Available in html format.

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