Officials: North Shore-LIJ medical research possibly compromised

Medical information belonging to patients in Manhasset's North Shore-LIJ system may have been compromised. Officials say an employee's laptop, which contained data obtained through the

WOODBURY - Medical information belonging to patients in Manhasset's North Shore-LIJ system may have been compromised. Officials say an employee's laptop, which contained data obtained through the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, was stolen. They say the laptop is password-protected, but may still be accessible. The Feinstein Institute sent out a letter to around 13,000 current and past participants. Officials say they are taking appropriate steps to minimize the risk of similar incidents in the future.

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