Charge laid against Manitoba Health employee accused of inappropriately accessing health information

CTV reports:

A charge has been laid against a former Manitoba Health employee for accessing personal health information inappropriately.

The office of the Manitoba Ombudsman said it conducted an investigation after a report of a privacy breach at Manitoba Health’s Provincial Drug Program.

The Ombudsman said a former employee who had access to personal health information through their job allegedly viewed information for non-work related reasons.

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