An Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner spokesperson stated “With access to health information comes great responsibilities for health professionals and administrators. The health information of Albertans cannot be treated like a social media site where you can access it and begin to creep on other people’s information, no matter how curious one might be.”
"This situation underscores the very real consequences of patient privacy breaches."The alleged data privacy breaches were found during an audit. Healthcare organizations seeking to detect breaches and identity theft, even if they occur only once, can utilize identity and activity analytics.
- CEO and president of health services
Learn how to proactively detect identity theft and unauthorized breaches of data privacy, even by insiders such as employees, contractors, providers, and vendorsno.Sources:
(a) AHS investigating alleged privacy breach by 48 Calgary employees - www.CalgaryHerald.com, 10/14/2015