Transcriptionist accused of stealing patient records, attempted extortion: 4 details
Becker's Hospital Review
Unity Health Toronto, a Catholic hospital network in Canada, is alleging that a transcriptionist stole medical records and attempted to extort money for their return, according to a CTV News report.
1. The health system's St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto hired a third-party company, Nuance Communications, to transcribe clinical notes. In May, the hospital said it found that a former company employee kept copies of several reports after transcribing them.
2. The transcriptionist is accused of...