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 September 23, 2017  Breaches, Court, Healthcare, Non-U.S.  Add comments

Dean Pritchard reports:

In what is the first case of its kind in the province, a former Manitoba Health employee who accessed the medical records of his estranged daughter has been fined $7,500.

The 58-year-old accused, a retired city police officer, was convicted after trial earlier this year of one count of accessing personal health information in violation of the Personal Health Information Act.

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Court heard at trial the man accessed his daughter’s private health records in April 2014 after learning from his ex-wife that she had been hospitalized for psychiatric issues.

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