California Department of Public Health Cites Three UCLA Facilities for Privacy Breaches

The California Department of Public Health investigated UCLA for recently revealed patient privacy breaches, and cited three UCLA facilities for deficiencies.

You can read the CDPH’s reports on UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital and Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. All are in .pdf format.

In response, UCLA Chancellor Gene Block wrote to University of California President Robert Dynes, expressing UCLA’s regret over the incidents and outlining a series of steps being taken by UCLA Health Systems. Chancellor Block’s letter can be found here [pdf].

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