The laptop contained PHI on 6,500 patients and included Social Security numbers. The employee who left the laptop in the car notified you immediately when the breach occurred.

Breach Notification A laptop was stolen from the car of an employee. The laptop contained PHI on 6,500 patients and included Social Security numbers. The employee who left the laptop in the car notified you immediately when the breach occurred. The data were not encrypted but the laptop is password protected. 1. Identify the privacy and security violations. 2. Determine the facility’s course of action. 3. Identify who should be notified of the breach. 4. Identify the method(s) of notification that should be used.