Canadian Hospital Breach Exposes Hundreds of Patient Records
Who: Belleville General Hospital
# of Accounts Breached: Hundreds of patient records
What was affected: Patient records. The accessed information could include names, addresses, birth dates, health card numbers, and other health information.
When it happened: September 2018
How it happened: Nurse accessed hundreds of patient records.
Outcome: Nurse involved was fired. QHC will learn from the experience and implement new safeguards to make sure a similar incident doesn’t happen again.