Farrer Park Hospital fined S$58,000 over data breach affecting medical information of 2,000 people

Louisa Tang reports in Singapore:

Farrer Park Hospital has been fined S$58,000 over a data breach that led to the confidential medical information of almost 2,000 people being automatically forwarded to a third party.

In a judgment dated Sep 15 and released on Friday (Nov 18), the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) gave more details about the breach and its decision to impose the financial penalty on the private hospital.

Read more at Channel News Asia.

Access the full decision on the PDPC’s website.

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