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Allina apologizing for privacy breach

An email containing confidential information on eight Allina patients was sent out to 250,000 people in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. The health care provider says the mistake was due to a computer error.
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An email containing confidential information on eight Allina patients was sent out to 250,000 people in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. The health care provider says the mistake was due to a computer error.

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