Sixth Person Fired in BC Health Data Breach
HEALTHCARE PRIVACYOctober 26, 2012
A sixth person has been fired in relation to a BC health data breach, The Vancouver Sun reports. The workers were fired as part of an investigation following allegations they inappropriately shared health data with third-party drug researchers. As a result of the breach, the government has halted all data sharing with drug researchers. Meanwhile, one of the workers implicated has filed a defamation lawsuit.