Why you shouldn’t view your spouse’s PHI (and share with a coworker).
Recently, a federal court judge dismissed a lawsuit that an Ohio woman filed claiming that a hospital did not safeguard her EMR (electronic medical records). In an interesting twist, the woman alleged that her husband, who worked at the hospital, was able to access her EMR and share them with a co-worker. This was not just any co-worker. Allegedly, it was a co-worker with whom the husband was having an [...]