The staff member, who no longer works at the hospital, may have accessed patient history, contact information, date of birth, names of relatives and emergency contact information.
"The breaches were detected during audits...which revealed patient records were being inappropriately accessed by a staff member over a 14-month period." - CBC NewsIn is unclear why the privacy breaches went on for 14 months. Organizations seeking proactive detection of privacy breaches can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
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(a) Alberta Children's Hospital patient privacy breach prompts apology - www.CBC.ca, 10/07/2014