The allegations against the three workers include “willfully collecting, using or disclosing personal health information." If convicted, it will be the first successful health privacy prosecution in Ontario’s history.
"If convicted, it will be the first successful health privacy prosecution in Ontario’s history."The health network "recently strengthened its privacy protection, including enforcing a yearly mandatory privacy course and holding random audits of the access logs to patient records." Unfortunately random audits are not sufficient to find privacy breaches. Auditing all users' activities on every patient record is necessary and this can be achieved with low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- The Toronto Star
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) Govt. prosecutes health workers for snooping into Rob Ford’s medical records - www.TheStar.com, 07/08/2015