Ca: St. Joe’s creates new executive position for security of patient files amid backlash

Sebastian Bron reports:

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has created a new executive position dedicated to protecting patient privacy in the wake of a litany of intentional staff breaches.

The hospital said Wednesday the senior post will oversee a revamped privacy policy, recently overhauled amid staunch criticism after five employees snooped into the sensitive health records of 61 patients in 2021.

Read more at The Hamilton Spectator.

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