The employee was not authorized to access the child's confidential information. The mother said it was only after she contacted the hospital repeatedly that the matter was investigated.
"At no time did the [hospital] attempt to learn or otherwise notify [the patient's mother] that at least one of its employees had been repeatedly accessing [the child's] private and confidential medical information."Unfortunately breaches often only come to light when a third party complains. Rather than learn of privacy data breaches from victims, healthcare organizations can proactively detect them with low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Court documents
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) Woman sues Marshall Health for data breach - www.WVrecord.com, 04/23/2015