The two men allegedly plotted to illegally pull information from the state’s prescription database, which more than 63 million records. The restricted system allows officials to monitor for potential misuse of powerful narcotics such as Oxycontin while protecting patient confidentiality.
"As a pharmacist, he has access to the prescription database. But he is accused of illegally pulling records of people not in his care and giving those records to [attorneys]."It is unclear how the privacy breaches were discovered or over what period of time they occurred. Organizations seeking to proactively detect privacy breaches and identity theft can utilize SaaS analytics services.
- The Post and Courier
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(a) Drug tester, pharmacist deny wrongdoing in alleged prescription records breach - www.PostAndCourier.com, 09/11/2015