WV: 7,445 patients notified of University Healthcare information breach

The Journal reports:

More than 7,000 patients of WVU Medicine University Healthcare were notified of a breach of unsecured personal patient protected health information after discovering that an employee had accessed patient information without authorization.

University Healthcare officials became aware Jan. 17, of an FBI and local law enforcement investigation into the unauthorized access, use and disclosure of personal information contained on the electronic systems of University Healthcare by an employee of Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg.

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