There’s an update on a lawsuit filed in 2018 that I knew nothing about concerning a breach that occurred in 2017 that I knew nothing about.
It’s been one of those days.
Thankfully, reporting by Dave Stafford of the Indiana Lawyer showed up in my searches today:
A divided Indiana Court of Appeals has reinstated a patient’s claim that a hospital is vicariously liable for the actions of a medical assistant who accessed her medical records and then shared details with her husband after she noticed that the patient had “liked” a photo of her husband on Facebook.
Haley SoderVick sued Fort Wayne-based Parkview Health System Inc. after Parkview notified her in May 2018 of the disclosure of her protected health information.