Manitoba nurse fined $1,000 for privacy breach

Jane Gerster reports:

A Manitoba nurse has been fined $1,000 for inappropriately accessing confidential patient information, the latest in a string of privacy breaches in recent years.

The College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba isn’t releasing details about what information the female nurse looked at or why, but makes clear in a written decision posted online late last week that she was trained on what constitutes appropriate use of the database system and what she did not qualify.

 

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