The plaintiffs claim two hospital employees sold the personal information of thousands of new mothers and their babies to an investment firm.
"The two employees...are alleged to have been paid in exchange for the information of more than 8,300 patients, most of them new mothers who gave birth and their families ."It is unclear how the breaches went undetected for four years. Healthcare organizations seeking proactive detection of privacy data breaches and identity theft can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- CTV News Toronto
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(a) Toronto hospital faces class-action lawsuit over privacy breach Read more: http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/toronto-hospital-faces-class-action-lawsuit-over-privacy-breach-1.1886214#ixzz367lPYLo2 - www.CTVnews.ca, 06/25/2014