Hospital Insider PHI Theft Case: Lessons to Learn

Key insider theft prevention steps, some security experts say, include conducting an enterprisewide risk assessment, adequately vetting staff members who have access to PHI and implementing behavioral analytics to track unusual access to patient information.In court papers filed in a U.S. federal court in New York, prosecutors alleged that Orlando Jemmott, a former emergency department clerk at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn (owned by of NYC Health + Hospitals) from December 2014 to June 2017, "obtained individually identifiable health information...