Ca: Horizon employee fired after ‘significant privacy breach’ at Charlotte County Hospital

Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon reports:

A Horizon Health Network employee has been fired after they “inappropriately accessed” the personal health information of 1,251 people at Charlotte County Hospital in St. Stephen, N.B., allegedly “out of curiosity.”

In a statement, Horizon’s vice-president of quality and patient-centred care, Margaret Melanson, describes the situation as a “significant privacy breach.”

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