Former Manitoba Health employee snooped on records of family, senior public officials: ombudsman

CBC News reports:

The province’s ombudsman says Manitoba Health didn’t do enough to mitigate the risks of a privacy breach.

That was Charlene Paquin’s finding in a report detailing the investigation of an employee who accessed the medical records of his estranged daughter, colleagues and some senior public officials.

The ombudsman’s report, released Tuesday, included 11 recommendations, including hiring a chief privacy officer for the department and conducting a comprehensive review of how Manitoba Health manages its privacy obligations to Manitobans.

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