While working at the hospital as an accounting clerk the woman inappropriately accessed patient files. "The affect of the breach is far reaching by the accused by mindless meddling into personal affairs," stated the judge.
"[She] accessed more than 1,000 patient files at [the hospital] while working there as an accounting clerk until 2012." - CBC NewsIt is unclear why the breaches went on for almost a year. Healthcare organizations seeking to proactively detect privacy data breaches can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
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(a) Donna Coburne Fined in Western Health privacy breach - www.CBC.ca, 09/11/2014