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Medical record breaches following Kardashian birth reveal ongoing issue
Modern Healthcare

Unauthorized peeking at patient medical records remains an unsolved problem among healthcare providers, and privacy experts contend it’s just in our nature to snoop. “As long as you’re a public figure, in the public eye, whether you’re a local anchor, or a politician or Kim Kardashian, it strikes an interest,” said Angela Rose, director for health information management practice excellence at the Chicago-based American Health Information Management Association.

“The policies and procedures have definitely gotten more strict, the state and federal laws have gotten more strict, but it still happens. There is still human curiosity and there’s still human error.”

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