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How one offshore worker sent tremor through medical system [San Francisco, CA]

Outsourced UCSF notes highlight privacy risk

Lubna Baloch sat in her office in the sprawling Pakistani commercial center of Karachi and gazed at the e-mail she'd composed. She tried to imagine the reaction half a world away when the people at UC San Francisco Medical Center saw what she'd written.

The famous U.S. hospital would have to take her seriously, Baloch knew, when it realized she was prepared to post its confidential patient records on the Internet. That is, unless UCSF helped her get the money she was owed from the mysterious Tom Spires, her link in a long chain of medical transcription subcontractors.

FULL STORY from sfgate.com [pop up]

Category: ID Theft News
Posted on March 28, 2004 at 12:00 AM | Permalink

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