Complaint of medical record snooping at UPMC hospital prompts federal investigation
Beckers Hospital Review
HHS' Office of Civil Rights has opened an investigation at UPMC Susquehanna over a 2018 incident in which an employee wrongfully accessed another employee's medical record, according to PennLive.com.
Taylor Fausnaught claims her former co-worker Tasha Klock illegally accessed her medical record to view ultrasound images of her early pregnancy and other health information. Ms. Fausnaught resigned from the Williamsport, Pa.-based hospital in 2018 when she had a miscarriage, according to the report.
In July 2018, an internal UPMC investigation found...