Colorado Hospital Nurse Improperly Accesses Patient Files

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A Colorado nurse who worked occasionally at Boulder (Colo.) Community Hospital improperly accessed information of 74 patients, according to a Daily Camera report.

Cannon Tubb, who has already been indicted on 90 charges of attempted theft, identity theft and theft of medical records at two other Colorado hospitals, is now under investigation for looking up demographic information of BCH patients, although hospital officials are currently uncertain what specific information had been taken, the report said.

BCH will also offer free identity theft services to affected patients.

Read the Daily Camera report on the Boulder Community Hospital patient data breach.

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