WFTV talks to doctor suspected of benefiting from Florida Hospital's record breach

In this blog’s coverage of an insider breach at Florida Hospital, I wondered aloud whether the attorneys and chiropractors who received the stolen information would be charged.  It seems that at least one doctor will not be, and may not have even known the source of the referrals. WFTV reports:

WFTV tracked down the doctor suspected of benefiting from stolen patient records at Florida Hospital.

Last month Dale Munroe was arrested. He’s accused of accessing more than 700,000 patient records from 2009 to 2011 and selling their information to Sergei Kusyakov.

On Wednesday, WFTV’s Jeff Deal found out where that information went next. Deal spoke to the doctor who may have had those patients referred to him.

Chiropractor Dr. Andrew Merrill was once in business with Kusyakov at a medical office in Metro West.


But Dr. Merrill may not have known that Kusyakov had purchased stolen data.

Read more on WFTV.

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