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Medical Record-Handling Rules Breached Says Report

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Winnipeg Free Press
November 29, 2011

In follow up to an ongoing string of medical data breaches in the region, provincial Ombudsman Irene Hamilton said the clinic breached Manitoba personal health information rules.

Early this year, the personal health information of deceased patients of the Flin Flon Clinic was discovered blowing around a gravel pit near the northern town, precipitating the probe. Six boxes containing 400 records covering a period from 1976 to 1990 were involved.

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