Data Privacy is January 28, 2023. Our office has put together a brief presentation, to learn more please see our blog which has a link to the presentation here.

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September 7, 2022 - Diane Aldridge, Deputy Commissioner

Does Privacy Hinder Patient Care?

Recently, I read an article in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix titled, Borderline: Why health record privacy hinders patient care in Lloydminster (part 2), and it caused me to pause. Now, my office has not yet received any specific complaints about cross border sharing of personal health information, so we have yet to fully explore what the... read more

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August 17, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Enhancing Efficiencies: Updates to The Rules of Procedure

Our pursuit of continuous improvement has recently focused on the procedures we follow to process reviews and investigations related to access to information requests and privacy complaints. This included a careful examination of the impact of issuing a draft report and sharing an index of records. We also considered our rules about how and when... read more

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July 28, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Continuous Improvement at our Retreat

An organization needs to continually look at its processes and determine what works and what does not seem to be effective. We did that this July. Among other things, we discussed our issuing of draft reports. Our current process includes sending them out asking for factual correction and we have gotten few factual corrections.  In... read more

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July 18, 2022 - Julie Ursu, Manager of Communication

Fillable Forms

Our office has been working hard to ensure that the information on our website is as up to date as possible and easily accessible. The first step in reaching this goal was the implementation of two new icons on our home page called Access Forms and Privacy Forms. These two tabs will navigate to our... read more

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