Chadron Community Hospital, a critical access facility in Nebraska, recently learned that an employee was accessing patient records outside of job duties for more than five years.
An investigation found that compromised patient information included names, addresses, dates of birth, clinical information from the electronic health record system (diagnoses, orders, provider notes and test results) and insurance information. “We do not believe the former employee accessed any Social Security numbers,” the hospital noted in announcement of the breach.
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