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Cedars fires 6 for peeping on records

Posted: July 13, 2013 9:39 a.m.
Updated: July 13, 2013 9:39 a.m.
 

WEST HOLLYWOOD (AP) — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has fired five workers and a student research assistant for peeping on patients' private medical records in the days after reality television star Kim Kardashian gave birth to her daughter there.

The hospital declined to identify the patients involved to the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/12xNqpB ), but a spokeswoman said all patients involved were notified of the breach.

The records were inappropriately accessed between June 18 and June 24. Kardashian gave birth June 15.

Representatives for Kardashian and the baby's father, Kanye West, did not provide comment to the Times.

Four of those fired were employees of community physicians who have staff privileges at the hospital, one was a hospital medical assistant and one was an unpaid student research assistant.

Violations can lead to fines or criminal charges.

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