An Audit of EHR Records reveals Identity Theft.


Cannon Tubb , a nurse in Colorado, has been indicted on 90 charges of attempted theft, identity theft and theft of medical records related to his work at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton and St. Anthony North in Westminster, according tp 9 News. Hospital Officials report he that looked up demographic information on at least 74 patients . An audit of electronic medical records found Tubb violated hospital policy and accessed patient information for reasons unrelated to treatment.

According to court documents, Tubb is suspected of improperly accessing patient files to steal Social Security numbers and other sensitive information, then opening credit card accounts in the patients' names to make purchases.