Ca: Privacy breach at Queen Elizabeth Hospital spurs surveillance of an employee’s access to health charts

Brian Higgins reports:

P.E.I.’s privacy watchdog wants Health PEI to keep closer tabs on one of its employee’s use of patient health records, following a privacy breach last year at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

That’s according to a new report by Information and Privacy Commissioner Karen Rose, posted May 30.

According to the report, in March 2018, a patient received a copy of their electronic patient chart from Health PEI. That chart included a log showing who had accessed the patient’s health information, and when.


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