Govt. prosecutes health workers for snooping into Rob Ford’s medical records

Olivia Carville reports:

Three hospital workers have been charged under Ontario’s health privacy law for snooping into former mayor Rob Ford’s medical records after he was diagnosed with cancer.

If convicted, this will be the first time in Ontario’s history that an individual has been successfully prosecuted under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) — which came into force more than a decade ago.

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