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Ohio Medical Practice Fires Employee Over Patient Privacy Breach

December 9, 2020

A healthcare provider based in the US state of Ohio has released a statement saying it fired an employee for snooping in on patients’ records, showing transparency amid unfavorable news. Credit card information was not accessed, the practice says.

Mercy Health, a Catholic healthcare provider with locations in Ohio and Kentucky, says the news release is meant “to provide notice about a medical records privacy incident affecting patients who received services” at its medical facilities.

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