MI: Patient info at 2 ProMedica hospitals breached

Elena Saavedra Buckley report:

Private medical records of 3,472 patients at two ProMedica hospitals in Michigan were inappropriately breached by seven employees, Julie Yaroch, the health system’s president at both hospitals, told The Blade on Friday night.

The patients’ names, birth dates, medications, and clinical information from acute care services were accessed at ProMedica Bixby Hospital in Adrian and Herrick Hospital in Tecumseh by the employees, three of whom have been terminated because they had no reason to access the records.

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