Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic fires employee who e-mailed patient information to her personal e-mail account

Matthew Patane reports that Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic announced Wednesday that a former employee was fired after creating a document with PHI on 532 patients that she sent to her personal email account.   The document contained patient names, insurance company information and tracked patient surgeries. The employee, who worked for the clinic’s billing department, said she thought she could work on it from home.

Read more on the Denver Post. The Associated Press adds that the breach was detected by the clinic’s IT department.

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