SAH reports privacy breach did occur

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Sault Area Hospital

The following statement was issued by Sault Area Hospital Tuesday, September 29
Sault Area Hospital has conducted a further investigation into the allegations of a privacy breach with regard to Dr. Douglas E. Brooks having unauthorised access to a patient file.
Our Chief Privacy Officer’s investigation has found that a breach did occur. SAH completed a full investigation of the situation and took the appropriate measures in accordance with our policy. SAH cooperated fully with the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario and in accordance with our policy informed the family involved.