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Hospital Workers Suspended For Selling Pop Star JJ Lin’s Medical Waste

Jiayun Feng reports: Staff at a hospital in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, have been suspended for allegedly selling medical products used by Singaporean Mandopop singer-songwriter JJ Lin (林俊傑 Lín Jùnjié) during his stay at the facility. Per the Modern Express (in Chinese), 11 employees at Zhenjiang’s First People’s Hospital, including nurses, have been suspended from their...

Patient’s attorney files claim against SF over Laguna Honda abuse: ‘He’s angry. He wants answers’

Joshua Sabatini reports: A middle-aged, disabled man who is among a number of patients impacted by the abuse scandal at Laguna Honda Hospital is angry and wants answers, according to his attorney who has filed a legal claim against The City. “Having those answers is part of the healing process,” said the patient’s attorney, Sara Peters, with the...

Ontario Science Centre data breach exposes 174,000 names, email addresses

David Rider reports: A summertime data breach exposed the names and email addresses of 174,000 Ontario Science Centre members, donors and others including customers for camps and birthday parties, the Star has learned. Campaigner, a company that does email blasts for the provincially owned tourist attraction, informed the science centre on Aug. 16 that...

Irish beauty chain probes ‘possible patient data breach’

John Reynolds reports: THÉRAPIE Clinic, a chain of beauty treatment outlets, is investigating a possible data breach involving patient records. It is believed that patient information that may have included medical records had been accessed or taken without permission by a former employee. Read more on Independent.ie.  I was initially surprised that the clinics’...