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March 18, 2021

Best Practices for Information Sharing Agreements

This document outlines best practices for developing information sharing agreements when sharing personal information as defined by The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP). read more

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March 18, 2021

Best Practices for Gathering Informed Consent and the Content of Consent Forms

Best Practices for Gathering Informed Consent In The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP) and The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA) consent is sometimes required for the collection, use or disclosure of personal information (PI) or personal health information... read more

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March 18, 2021

Audit and Monitoring Guidelines for Trustees

Audit and Monitoring Guidelines for Trustees Introduction Auditing practices are necessary to safeguard personal health information (PHI). Section 16 of The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA) requires trustees to put administrative, technical and physical safeguards in place to protect PHI against theft, loss and unauthorized access to or to use, disclosure or modification of the... read more

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March 18, 2021

Guidelines for Developing Codes of Ethics for Health Professional Organizations

Guidelines for Developing Codes of Ethics for Health Professional Organizations These guidelines are designed to assist organizations and regulated professions in developing a code of ethics that addresses access and privacy considerations. Schedule 1 of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) contains the ten fair information principles (principles) of the CSA Model... read more

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