By BEVERLEY WARE
South Shore Bureau
The Chronicle Herald
May 5, 2009
BRIDGEWATER -- The provincial Health Department is phoning dozens of
continuing care clients after an employee based in Bridgewater lost her
BlackBerry, which contains their private medical information.
The BlackBerry did not have password protection as required by the
Health Department, said Carolyn Maxwell, acting director of service and
business support for the continuing care division.
"Appropriate (disciplinary) action has taken place," Ms. Maxwell said,
but she would not disclose what that action is.
"That is between the department and the employee."
The department requires employees to put passwords on their BlackBerrys
so that no one can access the information on them when they are not in
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