Saturday, March 15, 2008

UCLA employees being shown the door for peeking at Britney's records

One of the many privacy issues of electronic health records is that "authorized" users of ehr systems are known to look up the records of celebrities and others. The Los Angeles Times reports that 25 employees of UCLA Medical Center are being investigated for peeking at Britney Spears' medical records when she was admitted there. Thirteen employees are on their way to being fired for the offense: UCLA workers snooped in Spears' medical records - Los Angeles Times. Also, see Medical Workers Fired For Looking At Britney Spears' Records - News Story Music, Celebrity, Artist News MTV News.

No comments: