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Sixth Person Fired in BC Health Data Breach

HEALTHCARE PRIVACY

October 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.
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