Ca: 397 medical records snooped at Hamilton General Hospital

Joanna Frketich reports on yet another snooping out of curiosity case:

An employee snooped into the medical records of 397 patients at Hamilton General Hospital.

The staff member was fired after an investigation by Hamilton Health Sciences concluded the privacy of emergency room patients was breached from June 2015 to May 2016.

Read more on The Hamilton Spectator.

While it’s commendable that the problem was detected by a fellow employee who promptly reported it, this went on for over a year. Does the hospital use any software to monitor and audit access?

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