Monday, July 6, 2015

Hospital Insider Breached Privacy of 3,200 Patient Records

A certified nursing assistant illegally accessed 3,200 patient records outside their current job responsibilities. This employee was fired during the breach investigation.

Stolen data may have included names, dates of birth, addresses, medications, medical tests and results, the last four digits of social security numbers, and other clinical information. The former employee may have also accessed insurance information.

"We have been unable to determine the exact information that the employee viewed... ."
- Hospital press release
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Sources:
(a) PrintPrint HomeHome / Orlando Health Access Incident Information Orlando Health Access Incident Information - www.OrlandoHeath.com, 07/02/2015

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