Edmonton man outraged after information breach by Royal Alexandra Hospital

An Edmonton man was left stunned after being discharged from the Royal Alexandra Hospital and discovering the discharge papers he was given were not his own.

“I got this gentleman’s paperwork with his Alberta health care number, his birthday, his name. Everything. Everything of this gentleman’s is here,” said Kevin Plican.

Plican was also handed prescriptions and instructions for follow-up appointments.

Read more on Global News. I’m not sure why the reporter felt the need to disclose Plican’s medical issues in the story instead of just saying that one of the prescriptions for the other patient could have seriously endangered him.

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