Saturday, June 25, 2016

Healthcare Worker Convicted for Accessing PHI

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

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