This privacy breach of protected health information (PHI) included patients' full name, date of birth, diagnosis, attending physicians, and medications. It is not thought that patients' Social Security number or other financial information was breached.
"The information [inappropriately] accessed by the employee included each patient's full name, date of birth, diagnosis, attending physicians, and medications."It is unclear why the privacy breaches occurred over an entire year. Healthcare organizations seeking to proactively detect inappropriate access, even by authorized users,can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- NBC24 News
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(a) Bay Park Hospital notifies patients of health information breach - www.NorthwestOhio.com, 05/28/2014