Florida Hospital in Orlando recently fired three employees after learning that they were passing patient information to an attorney referral service, the Orlando Sentinel recently reported.
The hospital has notified 2,252 patients, according to the newspaper, after a patient treated in the emergency room following an automobile accident received a solicitation from a referral service. An investigation revealed information on patients in such accidents had been passed on to the referral service from January 2010 until Aug. 15, 2011, when the patient contacted the hospital.
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