UF Doctor Quits After Putting Medical Records at Risk (update)

As a follow-up to a story we reported here:

The private health information of 1900 local patients may have been compromised when a Jacksonville doctor gave his computer away.

Dr. Francis D. Ong resigned from his position as a University of Florida assistant professor of plastic surgery at the College of Medicine-Jacksonville.

UF privacy officials say Dr. Ong stored his patients’ health records on a computer, which he eventually gave to some acquaintances — a Jacksonville family.

Full story – firstcoastnews.com

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