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Private information about research participants goes missing at McLean Hospital

2015/07/28

The Boston Globe - (Massachusetts) McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts announced July 28 the information of 12,600 past and future brain donors as well as several family members may be compromised after 4 unencrypted data tapes containing private information at the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center went missing May 29. No patient information was breached, and the attorney general's office was notified July 28.

Source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/07/28/private-information-about-research-participants-goes-missing-mclean-hospital/1SHYJiOPJ0M3NIZbfVYfoJ/story.html

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