Ca: New details about Calgary healthcare workers privacy breach

Brooks DeCillia reports:

CBC News has uncovered new details about Calgary healthcare workers “inappropriately” accessing a patient’s information last fall.

One Alberta Health Services (AHS) employee was fired and 47 disciplined for the alleged privacy breaches.

Confidential AHS briefing notes — unearthed by CBC News through a freedom of information request — detail how officials investigated 160 cases of health workers accessing a “current and deceased” patient’s records.

The investigation confirmed that “48 Calgary Zone employees inappropriately accessed patient information.”

Read more on CBC News.

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