University of Iowa Hospitals has fired three employees and assessed five-day unpaid suspensions on two other employees following an investigation into the breaching of medical records for 13 hospitalized members of the school's football team.
The players were hospitalized on January 24 and 25, following strenuous workouts, for treatment of Rhabdomyolysis syndrome, a serious muscle disorder that can cause kidney damage. All have since been released and notified of the breach.
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