Former ProMedica therapist convicted of illegally obtaining patient data

An update on a previously noted insider breach case. From NBC24:

A former ProMedica respiratory therapist has been convicted in federal court of illegally obtaining health information while employed at Bay Park Hospital.

A trial began against Jamie Knapp, 27, began on Monday in U.S. District Court in Toledo. The former ProMedica employee was tried on charges of obtaining individually identifiable health information and unauthorized access of a protected computer.

The former therapist accessed a patient’s health information on a hospital computer between the dates of May 10, 2013 to March 25, 2014. The protected computer contained electronic health records of approximately 596 patients at Bay Park Hospital.

Read more on NBC24.

I wonder if there was any plea deal offered. Knapp’s facing one up to year in jail and a $50,000 fine.

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