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Asia Pacific Dashboard Digest | Hong Kong Hospital Authority accused of exposing protestors' information to police Related reading: UK PM creates new department focused on innovation, tech




TodayOnline reports the Hong Kong Hospital Authority has denied leaking to the police records of 76 people who received emergency treatment during last week's anti-extradition bill protests. Pierre Chan revealed printed records from a health care worker, which included notes on where the patients had been and were labeled for police, that were stored on a clinical system that does not require a login to gain access. "Only medical staff can use the computer at the accident and emergency ward, and we would not provide such information to a third party," Hong Kong Hospital Authority Director of Quality and Safety Chung Kin-lai said. Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Stephen Kai-yi Wong has begun an investigation into whether the system holding the patient information required a login.
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