Snooping in records has a history at UCLA
Charles Ornstein of the Los Angeles Times reports:
Though UCLA Medical Center has portrayed recent privacy breaches as the rare actions of rogue employees, the hospital has known since at least 1995 that staffers were peeking into the medical records of such prominent patients as Tom Cruise and Mariah Carey — and even spying on one another’s medical care, according to records and interviews.
James Duckstad, a former hospital assistant at UCLA, told The Times that he was one of a group of workers fired in 1995 after improperly looking at the computerized medical records of colleagues as well as celebrities including Cruise and Dom DeLuise.
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