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Hospitals Move to Tighten Data Security
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Mayo Clinic has fired an employee at a business center in Arizona because they accessed nearly 2,000 patient medical and financial records over a four-year period—just to take a peek, the Post-Bulletin of Rochester, MN, reports. The employee accessed an estimated 1,700 patient records, Mayo spokesman Chris Gade told the Post-Bulletin. The employee’s access rights covered all Mayo Clinic patient records at all Mayo sites.