"The defendants are accused of blatantly violating their HIPAA obligations and illegally trolling patient records ."Personal information from more than 500 patients was stolen, such as Social Security number, date of birth, address, phone number, details of their injuries. What is unclear is why this theft of patient identities went on for so long - from 2012-2014. Healthcare organizations who want to proactively detect identity theft can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Richard A. Brown, District Attorney, Queens, New York
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(a) HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES CHARGED WITH ILLEGALLY ACCESSING MEDICAL RECORDS AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION OF EMERGENCY ROOM PATIENTS - www.QueensDA.org, 03/28/2014