Lost: Patients' Personal Info

Scalise, Dagmara
January 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2007, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p24
Trade Publication
The article presents the views of two healthcare facility administrators on dealing with the loss of a computer flash drive containing patients' personal information. Richard Palmisano of Northern Berkshire Healthcare recommends allotting eight hours to search for the files. Jonathan Davis of Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center cites the importance of determining first the contents of the missing flash drive.


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