HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) - Officials say device holding patient information from Sentara Healthcare was stolen out of a car in November.
According to a news release from Omnicell, the company that manufactures the devices, the item was stolen out of an Omnicell employee's vehicle on the night of Nov. 14. The device has not been recovered and a police report has been filed.
The device may have held patient information such as patient names, birth dates, patient numbers and medical record numbers.
The news release states the device did not hold any medical record, social security, bank account or financial information.
The incident affected patients treated between Oct. 18, 2012 and Nov. 9, 2012 at Sentara CarePlex, Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Sentara Obici Hospital, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, Sentara BelleHarbour, Sentara Independence, and Sentara Port Warwick.
Omnicell notified patients of the breach Dec. 31.
Speaker Bill Howell will be in Chesapeake Monday to address the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization.
It took fire crews about 10 minutes to get an electrical fire under control in Suffolk Sunday night.
A fire sparked in the laundry room of an apartment in Chesapeake late Sunday night.
Suffolk police are looking for a man and a woman they say robbed a Kangaroo Express gas station on Wilroy Road Sunday afternoon.
Wounded warriors joined children with developmental disabilities in the pool at Virginia Wesleyan College Sunday.
Local survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor gathered at Little Creek for a ceremony on the 72nd anniversary.
Virginia Beach fire officials say a parade float burst into flames at the Oceanfront Saturday night.