Computers Spilling Your History

BILL CLINTON'S identity was hidden behind a false name when he went to NewYork Presbyterian Hospital two years ago for heart surgery, but that didn't stop computer hackers, including people working at the hospital, from trying to get a peek at the electronic records of his medical charts.

The same hospital thwarted 1,500 unauthorized attempts by its own employees to look at the patient records of a famous local athlete, said J. David Liss, a vice president at NewYork-Presbyterian. Health Hazard: Computers Spilling Your History - New York Times

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