Nurse Accused of Accessing 2,500 Medical Records at Memorial Hospital in Colorado

A city employee who was working as a nurse at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Spring, Colo., has been accused of improperly accessing 2,500 patient medical records, according to a KKTV news report.

According to the news report, the city employee was working as a nurse in the hospital's Occupational Health Clinic. Investigators reported the nurse was most likely not using the information for identity theft but did not disclose any other reason for why she accessed the records, according to the news report. Criminal charges against the nurse have not been filed.

Read the KKTV news report about the Memorial Hospital data breach.

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