The Irish Data Protection Commissioner's office is sending letters to 60 present or former clients, including at least four hospitals, of a transcription firm with a presence in the United States that is accused of selling patient information to a third party.
Tallaght Hospital in Dublin confirms that dictated physician notes delivered to U-Scribe were sent to the Philippines for transcribing and had been sold to a third party. The hospital told Irishhealth.com that it had not been aware that ownership of U-Scribe changed twice during the past two years.
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