Thursday, May 31, 2007

Patient information cards sold at auction

The Saskatoon Health Region apologized Tuesday after more than 2,000 patient information cards that were supposed to be treated as "very confidential" were accidentally sold at an auction of health region surplus material rather than shredded.

Read the article HERE.

After publishing another extensive list of information disclosures in Sundays "Your security is in danger" item, we have another demonstration of corporate stupidity. Although, I must admit, we have hit new lows here. I therefore bestow upon them the Vanish Order Of Stupidity.

The seemingly boundless capability of people to invent new ways of being stupid will never, ever cease to astound me.


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