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 September 23, 2017  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

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.


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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