Boulder Community Hospital involved in nurse ID theft case

Add Boulder Community Hospital to the Colorado hospitals whose patients had their information acquired and misused by a contract nurse.

Jeffrey Wolf reports:

The 9Wants to Know investigators have learned Cannon Tubb is also accused of rifling through patient records at Boulder Community Hospital.

Tubb is awaiting extradition from Texas to face a 90-count felony indictment in Adams County. He’s accused of illegally accessing patient files, and in some cases using Social Security numbers and other private information to open credit cards in patients’ names.

Seventy six patients have been notified of the breach at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton; 123 patients at Centura Health facilities: St. Anthony Central, St. Anthony North and Porter Adventist; and 74 patients at Boulder Community Hospital.

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