NJ: Woman sues hospital, claims HIV status was revealed in security breach

Anna Merriman reports:

A security breach at a Plainsboro hospital resulted in one employee’s medical records and HIV-positive status being leaked to her coworkers, according to a recently filed lawsuit.

The woman, a housekeeping aide with the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, claims she was hired there in 1988, according to a lawsuit she filed in the Superior Court of Mercer County this month.

She had no issues with the hospital or with the Princeton Healthcare System (PHS) as a whole until two years ago, when the woman claims a coworker gained access to her medical records.

 

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