The hospital says the laboratory technician, who was terminated after her arrest, had access to patient names, medical information, Social Security numbers, and insurance information.
"[She] had access to patient files containing personal information."As is often the case it seems the ID thefts were discovered by law enforcement, not the organization holding the PII. Healthcare organizations seeking to proactively detect identity theft and data privacy breaches can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Hospital spokesperson
Learn how to proactively detect identity theft and unauthorized breaches of data privacy, even by authorized users - with no hardware and no on-site software.Sources:
(a) Ex-lab tech at Children’s Heart Center arrested in ID theft case - www.ReviewJournal.com, 04/03/2015