Emory Dialysis Center - 11/03/2014

An employee of Emory Dialysis Center, notified the center that his work laptop had been stolen out of his car on February 7, 2014.The laptop was protected by a password but was not encrypted. The laptop contained information for 826 patients which included dates of services, blood flow test graphs, first and last names for approximately half of the patients, the rest were the patients initials. They center has stated that the laptop did not contain dates of birth, addresses, billing information or Social Security numbers.HSM (Health Systems Management) who runs the clinic is now password protecting all laptops and encrypting patient information.