Six Fired for Snooping at L.A. Hospital

    Members of the news media are shown outside Cedars Sinai Medical Center in  Los Angeles where actress Elizabeth Taylor died Wednesday March 23, 2011 in Los Angeles. Taylor died Wednesday of congestive heart failure. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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    Six people have been fired Los Angeles’s Cedars-Sinai Hospital for inappropriately accessing medical files between June 18 and 24—the days following the birth of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s daughter, North—the hospital said on Friday. The hospital declined to name the patients whose records were accessed, but said the patients affected had been informed. Representatives from Kardashian and West have not yet responded, although TMZ reports Kardashian was informed of the security breach. Five workers accessed a single patient’s record, while the other accessed 14.

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