OH: Information on some Geauga Medical Center patients improperly accessed

Andrew Cass reports:

A former University Hospitals employee improperly accessed medical information of 677 patients at UH Geauga Medical Center, including personal information, according to a news release from UH.

The information that may have been accessed includes names, dates of birth, medical record numbers and health information related to medications.

According to the release, following an internal review, UH discovered a pattern of “unusual access” to certain patient data within its Electronic Medical Records system.

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