Fired nurse sues hospital over Tiger Woods' privacy brouhaha

A former nurse is suing Health Central Hospital to get his job and reputation back. The Ocoee, Fla.-based hospital fired the nurse, David Rothenburg, alleging that he had gained improper access to Tiger Woods' medical records in 2009, after the golf pro crashed his SUV. The hospital accused Rothenburg of accessing a lab report through the EMR system three times in 10 minutes. According to the lawsuit, Rothenburg was logged into a computer that three other people used to take a peek at Woods' records, violating patient privacy rules. Article

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