OR: Providence Health & Services notifying 5,400 patients of long-running insider breach

For reasons I can’t begin to fathom, this one was sitting in ‘drafts’ and never got posted. Oops.

AP reports:

Providence Health & Services in Oregon is notifying about 5,400 current and former patients that a former employee may have improperly accessed their patient records.

Providence said in a statement Friday that it learned of the breach in May during an internal audit and had since fired the Portland-based employee.

The audit found the worker had accessed health records between July 2012 and April 2016.

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