Cedars-Sinai Fires Six Over Patient Privacy Breaches After Kardashian Gives Birth

July 18th, 2013

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, has fired five workers and a student research assistant for peeping on patients’ private medical records in the days after reality television star Kim Kardashian gave birth to her daughter there.

Three physicians violated hospital policy by giving underlings their hospital log-on, information that was abused to access confidential patient records, according to the hospital.

Five of the fired workers looked at one record, and one worker looked at 14 records.

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