Office of Audit, Compliance PrivacyNov 26: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned lower court rulings and held that employees can pursue a negligence claim against two University of Pennsylvania medical centers in connection with a data breach. In 2014, employees of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center McKeesport filed suit charging negligence and a breach of an implied contract claim in connection with a data breach. The employees said personal and financial information, including names, birth dates, Social Security numbers, addresses, tax forms and bank account information on all 62,000 University of Pennsylvania Medical Center employees and former employees, was accessed and stolen.
Adherence to treatment in asthma is often poor, particularly in adolescents and children where the condition is most prevalent. Electronic monitoring devices have shown potential for improving inhaler use, yet little research has considered the attitudes of patients towards these devices. We gave seven adolescents with asthma an electronic monitoring device to use for one month and collected their views on important issues including monitoring and data sharing.
In an internal email describing the firings, Google accused one employee of tracking a colleague’s calendar without permission, gathering information about both personal and professional appointments in a way that made the targeted employee feel uncomfortable. Laurence Berland, one of the employees who was fired recently, acknowledged he had accessed internal calendars, but said they were not private. He used them to confirm his suspicions that the company was censoring and “coordinating to spy on” activist employees.
He left in 2000 to take over Nebraska’s program. Six years later, having built that program to the point of achieving a winning record, he returned as athletic director. Every coach who followed him at Butler Thad Matta, Todd Lickliter, Brad Stevens, Brandon Miller, Chris Holtmann and LaVall Jordan either played or coached under him, played or coached under one of his proteges, or was hired by him..