Hospital worker accesses private records

December 15, 2008 8:54:07 PM PST
Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn confirms it has fired an employee who improperly accessed private health records.The hospital has sent letters to 350 patients saying the unauthorized former worker looked at records that included addresses and social security numbers.

The hospital says there's no indication that any patient information was used but it's offering free credit monitoring service for a year.