Ca: Former Covenant Health employee fined for privacy breaches after accessing health records of 16 people

Anna Junker reports:

A former employee for Covenant Health has been fined after pleading guilty to knowingly accessing health information contrary to the Health Information Act.

On Jan. 20, Amanda Vandenberg admitted to illegally accessing health records of 16 people on 465 occasions that occurred at the Misericordia Community Hospital where she was employed as a secretary.

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She received a “$3,000 fine and one year of probation, including no access to health information, for one year.”

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