Patient data breach occurred at PMC

Series: PMC data breach | Story 1

The Petersburg Medical Center has discovered that one of its employees may have broken PMC's code of conduct and violated federal healthcare privacy laws when the staff member accessed medical information of patients not under their direct care, according to a press release from PMC.

An internal investigation was conducted, which determined the records were inappropriately viewed; however, the investigation found that the violation was an internal breach and patient information did not go beyond PMC, according to the press release.

"PMC deeply regrets that one of its employees acted in a manne...


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