Email gaffe exposes more than 700 Rutland Regional Medical Center patient email addresses in survey request

April McCullum reports:

Rutland Regional Medical Center is facing privacy questions after sending out a patient survey that revealed more than 700 email addresses.

The hospital sent an electronic survey this month about how the hospital could improve its patient discharge paperwork, according to a copy obtained by the Burlington Free Press. Hundreds of email addresses in the “To” field were visible to any patient who received the message.

The hospital has apologized for the disclosure.

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