Statement on indictment of former Medical Center employee
April 29, 2008
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"We are deeply troubled that a former employee may have illegally received payments from a news organization in exchange for providing personal medical information," said Dr. David T. Feinberg, chief exectuive officer and interim vice chancellor of the UCLA Hospital System. "We welcome the U.S. attorney's investigation and stand ready to cooperate in achieving a swift and fair outcome. Meanwhile, we continue to take steps to improve our staff training and information systems to further strengthen the confidentiality of patient records."
For more information on steps being taking by the UCLA Health to strengthen patient privacy, visit www.newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/document/Hospital_Breach.pdf.