Medical Records Breach

The UCLA Medical Center has announced the firing of 13 employees and suspended six others for snooping in the medical records of the hospitals famous clients. Some who had their files opened include Maria Shriver, George Clooney, and Britney Spears. Along with the employees, several physicians also faced disciplinary action for improper accessing of medical records.

The breaches were discovered through an audit of logs which screens staff members for what they view and for how long. Palisades Medical Center in New Jersey had a similar problem and suspended 24 staff members for accessing George Clooney’s medical records from there.

Can George Clooney’s blood pressure be that interesting?