Privacy: 15 Hospital Workers Fired For Improperly Accessing Octomom's Records

A spokesperson for Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Bellflower, California says that 15 employees were fired and another 8 disciplined for improperly accessing the medical records of Nadya Suleman, A.K.A. Octomom.

“We always provide training on the importance of patient privacy and confidentiality,” said Jim Anderson, the hospital spokesman.

We knew from the time she (Nadya Suleman) was admitted to the hospital in December, this case would attract attention.

“Numerous training sessions were held to remind people of the need to keep the information confidential.”

He went on to say that there’s no evidence that these employees leaked any information to the media. Guess it doesn’t pay to be nosy if you work at a hospital.

Hospital: 15 fired for looking at octuplet mom’s file [CNN]