More UCLA Medical Center employees peeked at celebrities' records, state says

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 - 11:28 in Health & Medicine

A total of 127 workers, nearly double the initial reported number, have been implicated in the growing scandal by the California Department of Public Health. Even after UCLA Medical Center warned employees that it was cracking down on unauthorized access to medical records, the privacy of a "well-known individual" was breached by two nurses and an emergency room technician who called up the patient's computerized records in mid-April, according to a critical state report released Monday.

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