Blog Archive (Year: 2019)
On October 8, 2019, the government and eHealth launched MySaskHealthRecord. The news release stated, “New Website Allows Saskatchewan Residents to Access Their Personal Health Information Anywhere, Anytime”. This is an exciting first step in allowing citizens to access their own personal health information. It allows them to get lab results, imaging reports, and details of... read more
Resources to Educate Children about Privacy on the Internet
Now that my oldest child is reading, and given the multitude of devices connected to the Internet in our home, he has access to the world wide web. This is scary! He can literally be influenced by the entire world. For now, I am certain that his online interests lie mainly in Pokemon, Minecraft and... read more
Opinions and Views about Opinions and Views
When it comes to figuring out whether opinions and views qualify as personal information under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) or The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), it can get confusing!! Subsections 24(1)(f) of FOIP/23(1)(f) of LA FOIP indicate that “the personal opinions... read more
Are you considering eCommunication?
Many might associate the term eCommunication with a smartphone or laptop, but the term goes beyond your everyday communication devices. eCommunication, or electronic communication, is a continuously growing method of communicating between individuals. In healthcare, eCommunications tools are emerging to assist trustees in managing patients’ healthcare by communicating with patients and other healthcare providers. Some... read more