The now former employee pleaded guilty to wrongful disclosure of individually identifiable health information and three counts of making false statements, for lying to the FBI. She has been fined $50,000 and faces up to one year in prison.
"She [disclosed the patient's records] “with the intent to cause malicious harm,”." -Court documentsHealthcare organizations seeking to proactively detect privacy data breaches and identity theft can utilize identity and activity analytics.
Learn how to proactively detect identity theft and unauthorized breaches of data privacy, even by insiders such as employees, contractors, providers, and vendors.Sources:
(a) Former heart clinic employee admits to illegally disclosing patient’s medical records - www.DallasNews.com, 12/18/2014