The medical center reported that these patients' basic information, including name, address, date of birth, insurance policy numbers and reason for visit was "inappropriately removed."
"Another insider breach in a Florida healthcare facility where the covered entity only learned of the breach via notification by law enforcement."Rather than waiting to learn of breaches from law enforcement, healthcare organizations can proactively detect inappropriate access, even by authorized users, with low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
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(a) Broward Health Medical Center Notified by Law Enforcement that Employee Stole Face Sheets - www.PHIprivacy.net, 10/18/2013