Mayo Clinic discloses insider breach

John Russett reports:

A Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing employee who inappropriately accessed more than 600 patients’ records is no longer employed by Mayo Clinic.

According to Asia Zmuda, Mayo Clinic Health System in Cannon Falls, Lake City and Red Wing public affairs manager, the information breach was discovered sometime within the last two months and the employee “accessed patient records beyond the scope of authorized access and assigned job responsibilities.”

Read more on Red Wing Republican Eagle. The breach was detected through the system’s internal monitoring system.

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