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Milton, Carney Hospital Records Found at Dump in Georgetown

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Boston, Massachusetts – www.patriotledger.com

August 13, 2010- Thousands of records from four area hospitals were found at local dump, exposing sensitive patient data. Under Massachusetts law medical records must be disposed in a way that protects patient privacy, which courts have interpreted as shredding or burning. At press time there was no mention of an investigation or potential consequences—however, NAID will continue to follow this story in the future.

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