Patient privacy violated dozens of times at rural clinic

CBC reports another breach involving employees of Eastern Health Authority:

Eastern Health revealed Monday that the private health information of as many as 46 patients may have been breached at an unnamed rural clinic.

“One employee has been terminated as a result of the investigation while the other resigned,” Eastern Health said in a statement.

The authority said that both of the employees had worked as clerks, but it did not say where they worked.

All of the patients have been identified, and Eastern Health has begun the process of informing them.

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