Canada Dashboard Digest

Another Class-Action Suit Filed Over Breach

HEALTHCARE PRIVACY

August 31, 2012

Another lawsuit has been filed against Western Health for a breach involving the personal information of more than 1,000 patients, The Western Star reports. The suit, filed in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador last Friday, also names as a defendant the healthcare worker who was fired for inappropriately accessing the data. As reported in last week’s Dashboard Digest, three other lawsuits have been filed against regional health authorities recently as a result of alleged privacy breaches.
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