The boyfriend has just been sentenced up to 15 years in prison and the nurse will be sentenced soon.
"the [nurse] stole patient identities over the course of a year and then she and boyfriend applied for multiple credit cards and made purchases using those identities."It is unclear who discovered the patient identity thefts which occurred over a one year period. Healthcare organizations seeking to proactively detect identity theft and privacy breaches can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
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(a) Sentencing in Albany Medical Center breach prosecution - www.PHIprivacy.net, 08/25/2014