Woman accuses CAMC of confidentiality breach with infant’s information

Kyla Asbury reports:

A woman is suing Charleston Area Medical Center after she claims it breached its duty of confidentiality and provided her infant’s private medical information to a third party.

In late 2014, Z.D. was a patient in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at CAMC and Andrekia Lawton was informed by an acquaintance of hers that a representative of the hospital’s NICU had contacted the acquaintance and shared Z.D.’s medical information for the purpose of seeking authorization to perform a medical procedure on Z.D., according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court.

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