NY: Insider wrongdoing breach results in more than 200 felony counts against former ACM Global Laboratory employee
Speaking of privacy breaches that might lead to patient lawsuits, read this report by Charles Molineaux, which begins:
A former health care worker with ACM Global Laboratory faces hundreds of felony charges, accused of illegally rifling through confidential medical records, for more than two years, in what her alleged target said was a hunt for dirt in a child custody fight.
Jessica Meier, 41, of Hamlin was arraigned in Gates Town Court Tuesday night on 215 counts of felony computer trespass and 215 counts of misdemeanor unauthorized use of a computer. She pleaded not guilty and her case was expected to go before a grand jury next.
According to prosecutors, Meier illegally accessed the records from her job ACM Global Laboratory in Gates, part of Rochester Regional Health.