Thursday, July 16, 2015

Health Clinic Employee Breached Patients' Privacy

A medical clinic in Minnesota has announced that an employee inappropriately access the medical records of more than 600 patients. The employee was terminated from their position.

According to a clinic spokesperson, the privacy data breach was discovered sometime within the last two months and the employee “accessed patient records beyond the scope of authorized access and assigned job responsibilities.”

" the employee accessed patient records beyond the scope of authorized access and assigned job responsibilities."
- Hospital's public affairs manager
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Sources:
(a) Clinic announces inappropriate access of records - www.Republican-Eagle.com, 07/11/2015

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