Officials: 2 ex-Florida Hospital employees stole, sold patient records

Jeff Deal and Jason Kelly report:

Federal investigators said two former Florida Hospital employees stole and sold an unknown number of patient records.

The hospital said it wouldn’t comment on the allegations because of a pending lawsuit, but Channel 9’s Jeff Deal uncovered a civil lawsuit against the hospital, which is separate from the criminal case, that claims at least 9,000 patients were affected by a data breach.

Two specialists hired to release patients’ personal information for medical and business needs are accused of stealing and selling that information.

Read more on WFTV.

From the description in the news report, this would likely be this incident, first disclosed in March, 2015.

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