Ca: Privacy officer accused of trying to block investigation into hospital breach

Olivia Carville reports:

A privacy analyst at Trillium Health Centre is being investigated by Ontario’s privacy commissioner and his own hospital over allegations he tried to block an investigation by the provincial watchdog into a privacy breach.

Earlier this year, Trillium Health Centre mistakenly mailed a patient medical record to a wellness clinic in Halton Region on two separate occasions.

Sharon Harding, the office manager at the clinic who opened both letters, has alleged that Trillium Health Centre privacy analyst Simeon Kanev later accused her of beginning a time-consuming complaint to the privacy commissioner and told her to withdraw the complaint because he “has more important things to do.”

Read more on the Toronto Star.

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