Cornerstone Health Care - 11/03/2014

Cornerstone Health Care reported a laptop containing information for 548 patients was stolen from Cornerstone Neurology sometime between December 31, 2013 and January 6, 2014. The laptop contained protected health information such as patient names, dates of birth, physician names and nerve conduction scan summaries. The laptop did not contain any addresses, billing information, or Social Security numbers. The laptop was not connected to their third party billing company or their electronic health records. Since the theft the medical practice has revised its procedures and policies, retrained the staff on securing patient information and replaced locks on rooms with electronic medical devices.