OH: Bay Park Hospital notifies patients of health information breach
Jiselle Mack reports:
ProMedica Bay Park Hospital is notifying more than 500 patients of a privacy breach of protected health information.
According to a news release from ProMedica, an internal investigation revealed a previous employee accessed records of patients that were not directly under the employee’s treatment from April 1, 2013 to April 1, 2014.
The information accessed by the employee included each patient’s full name, date of birth, diagnosis, attending physicians, and medications. Patients’ Social Security numbers and financial information are not believed to have been accessed.