Ca: Privacy breach at Hay River clinic prompts discovery of 41 ‘irregularities’ with patient files

CBC News reports:

The N.W.T. Health department says another privacy breach has occurred at a territorial health care facility — this time at a medical clinic in Hay River. As a result, it’s commencing a review of patient files.

In a news release, the department says an internal audit was conducted by the Hay River Health and Social Services Authority after the discovery of “several instances where patient referrals to specialists and other medical services were either delayed or not completed.”

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