Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Hospital Workers Fired for Missing Computer

A Georgia hospital has terminated two employees after a computer with patient data has gone missing.

Thousands of patients have been notified that their personal information may have been compromised

" Hospital officials say an investigation found that the computer contained names, addresses, and possibly medical diagnosis information of nearly 6,800 people."
- Modern Healthcare
The hospital stated the employees were fired for not following policies regarding computers; while rearranging their office they left the computer in a box in a hallway.
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Sources:
(a) Ga. Hospital Fires 2 Workers Over Missing Computer - www.ModernHealthcare.com, 01/11/2014

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