Saskatchewan Cancer Agency patient privacy breach

Canadian Press reports:

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency says it has disciplined two employees for viewing the private health information of 48 people they were not providing care for.

The information they looked at included patient names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, health services numbers as well as information about diagnostic tests, medical exams, clinical results, diagnoses and physician names.

Scott Livingstone, president of the agency, says it deeply regrets that it failed to protect their privacy.

Read more on Global News. The Leader-Post provides some additional details.

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