CA: Court orders hospital to release staff info following patient privacy breach

SanDiego6 reports:

County USC-Medical Center must turn over the names and duties of all nurses and other medical personnel who treated a La Canada Flintridge woman who stuck pencils in her eyes in a suicide attempt as well as the identifications of staff supervisors, a judge ruled Thursday. 

The self-mutilated woman’s image was captured by someone at County-USC Medical Center and it went viral, according to the 24-year-old plaintiff lawsuit, which identifies her only as Jane Doe. 

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