In a recent privacy incident at Meritus Hospital, patients’ personal and clinical information was accessed by an employee of a third-party vendor for unknown purposes. This story illustrates that, whatever the reasoning behind a decision to share information, it always presents risks: the more sharing there is with third parties, the higher the chances of an information breach for companies and institutions like Meritus Hospital.

Read the story here: Meritus Contacting Patients After ‘Privacy Incident’