UK: Patient privacy breach at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

Bruce Corcoran reports:

A Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) employee went snooping into the health records of 40 patients in recent months; they are no longer with the organization.

Justin Turkington, director of human resources and occupational health and safety for the alliance, said the information breach took place over a matter of months – from March to May.

Read more on The Chatham Voice.  The good news is that they spotted the problem through a routine audit and were able to backtrack more thoroughly.  The better news is that they will be upgrading their system to have even better audit capabilities.

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