Beaumont investigating security breach of 1,200 patient files

Sarah Rahal reports:

Beaumont Health officials are investigating a security breach by a former employee who accessed patient information, hospital officials said Saturday.

Beaumont notified 1,182 individuals about the incident on Friday saying a now-former employee had unauthorized access of patient information. The employee, who was terminated, is suspected of disclosing information to an individual working on behalf of a personal injury attorney, the hospital said.

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