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Ex-nursing home worker sentenced in identity theft

Earl Holland reports: A former nursing assistant was sentenced to five years in prison and must pay in excess of $8,000 in restitution for stealing the identities of her patients at a Salisbury retirement community. On Thursday, 27-year-old Tara C. Campbell of Crisfield pleaded guilty to two counts of theft less than $500 and...

MT: Bill to close emergency personnel counseling should pass

It is rare that a newspaper would endorse legislation allowing closure of a kind of government meeting, but today that’s what we’re doing. We’re talking about House Bill 517 by Rep. Galen Hollenbaugh, D-Helena, to close debriefing sessions held among emergency service personnel and stress management personnel in the aftermath of a “critical incident.”...

UK: Hospital lost patient data disks

The BBC reports: A hospital has lost 100 computer disks containing personal information about patients. North Wales NHS Trust is carrying out a review of its data security following the incident at Glan Clwyd hospital in Denbighshire last month. The disks, which were to be destroyed, are believed to have been disposed of “inadvertently”...