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Published by Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in Toronto, Ontario .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jurisprudence--Ontario.,
  • Confidentiality--Law and Jurisprudence--Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

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ContributionsOntario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21077917M
ISBN 100779401654
OCLC/WorldCa45557229

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  Health information privacy is about making sure patients and staff know what's being done with their health information, and why. Collecting, using and disclosing health information to provide care should never be a problem. But when you do have questions about privacy, the information in this kit will help to give you the answers you need. By law, your health information can be used and shared for speciic reasons not directly related to your care, like making sure doctors give good care, making sure nursing homes are clean and safe, reporting when the lu is in your area, or reporting as required by state or federal Size: KB. 2 Frequently Asked Questions: Personal Health Information Protection Act The IPC is the designated oversight body responsible for administering and enforcing these health sector privacy rules. proposed that the new personal health information access and privacy legislation for New Brunswick have similar provisions to those found in Appendix D. 5. Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Health Information Certain principles regarding the collection, use .

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