Monday, August 4, 2014

Hospital Employee Stole Identities from Cancer Patients

A Virginia healthcare system employee, T'sha Riddick, has been charged with identity theft of patient information.

Riddick improperly accessed patient information at the practice, including credit card and Social Security numbers, according to a healthcare system spokesman.

"Riddick improperly accessed patient information at the practice, including credit card and Social Security numbers." - Healthcare system spokesman
The spokesman said “Keeping patient information protected is vital" and “We are looking at ways to improve our monitoring program." Healthcare organizations can proactively detect identity theft and privacy data breaches with low-cost on-demand Saas analytics services.
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Sources:
(a) Riverside warns of data breach; ex-employee charged - www.HamptonRoads.com, 07/31/2014

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