Laptop with patient data stolen from hospital OLVG

Laptop with patient data stolen from hospital OLVG

From the Amsterdam hospital OLVG West is the beginning of this month a laptop stolen with patient data. There were more details and appointments with patients from the departments of radiology and nuclear medicine.

Affected patients by letter informed, reports the OLVG. The stolen computer was out of sight and stuck with a security cable, that with violence is broken is cut.

As possible the thief also login secured. The layers in the vicinity of the laptop, according to the hospital. That is in conflict with the rules of the hospital, “but this policy is not followed. We regret this deeply.”

It went to a noodcomputer that can be used as the electronic patient dossier (EPD) is not working. The OLVG has reported and the datalek reported to the Authority Personal data, such as since last year is required.

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