Mar 302019
 
 March 30, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Dan Zakreski reports:

A Saskatoon judge is defending how the province’s privacy commissioner handled a case that began when six doctors inappropriately accessed electronic health records of Humboldt Broncos players involved in a fatal bus crash last April.

Sixteen people were killed and 13 were injured in the crash between the junior hockey team’s bus and a semi trailer at a rural Saskatchewan intersection.

The province’s health agency began monitoring the electronic profiles of the patients — which include lab results, medication information and chronic diseases — three days after the crash.

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