A respiratory therapist was convicted for inappropriate access of patient health information while working at an Oregon, Ohio hospital.
Over a 10 month period the healthcare worker inappropriately accessed the electronic health records of over 550 patients.
The therapist could be sentenced up to one year in prison and up to $50,000 in fines.
The conviction was the result of an investigation by the FBI.
For more see - http://nbc24.com/news/local/former-promedica-therapist-convicted-of-illegally-obtaining-patient-data