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South Central VA Health Care Network (VISN 16)

VISN 16 Alexandria, LA

Mentioned in a privacy incident report created by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on October 31, 2011. Also cited in 317 other reports.

Report ID: SPE000000068170, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Reported Entity: VISN 16 Alexandria, LA


Five VA employees accessed medical records of two other VA employees whom were involved with a death and arrest. VA Network and Vista Access have been disabled by OI&T for the five VA Employees pending investigation. Update: 11/04/11:One of the employees whose medical records was accessed has been arrested for murder of the other employee whose medical record was accessed by the five other individuals.11/09/11:Since the records were viewed inappropriately, VA will offer credit protection services to the employee who has been arrested. The next of kin of the other employee will receive a letter of notification.


Human Resources Management Service has taken actions against violators and credit monitoring letters have been sent out.

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