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Privacy

  • Pandora’s Box is Open: Mature Minors’ Access to their Health Information

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    Thursday, September 15, 2016 Every individual has a right to their personal health information. This includes mature minors, or adolescents – those under the age of majority. As the use of digital health technology expands across Canada, a focus on the...

  • Enabling Adolescent Electronic Access to Personal Health Information

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    This publication explores research focused on various aspects of adolescent electronic access to Personal Health Information. The study included a privacy legal framework review; an environmental scan and literature review; a pan-Canadian survey and...

  • Earnscliffe Survey on Electronic Health Information and Privacy

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    06 July 2017

    This 2017 survey includes comparisons with similar surveys conducted in 2012 and 2007. It also includes questions about Infoway’s new areas of focus, such as e-prescribing, consumer health and mobile devices.

  • Provisions Relating To Minors in Provincial and Territorial Health Information Privacy and Health Care Consent Statutes

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    02 June 2016

    This report provides information and an overview of the current landscape and legal framework in Canada regarding access to personal health information as it relates to minors. This document is available in English only. Also see: Environmental Scan:...

  • Adolescent e-Access Research Final Report

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    02 June 2016

    This report discusses the results of a research project that consisted of an online Pan-Canadian survey and in-person focus groups to better understand adult and adolescent perceptions on rights of access to health information, willingness to share this...

  • Patient Access

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    Today, 80 per cent of Canadians want access to their health records and other digital health solutions. Infoway regularly commissions research, surveys and focus groups to better understand the areas of patient access that need attention. This research...

  • Secondary Use Governance Across Canada: Common Understandings

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    01 August 2017

    This paper from the Pan-Canadian Health Information Privacy Group provides common understandings across Canadian jurisdictions related to governance of secondary use of electronic health information. We recommend that readers familiarize themselves with...

  • Privacy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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    Q: Who is Canada Health Infoway? A: Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada. Through our investments, we...

  • Webinar: Cloud Computing Privacy and Security

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    12 March 2013

    This webinar was delivered on March 7, 2013 by Dennis Giokas and Stanley Ratajczak of Infoway’s Emerging Technology Group. The focus was on how cloud computing can be used to provide a secure and privacy protective computing environment. You can also...

  • Implementation Support

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    There are numerous valuable resources available to support clinicians and administrators in implementing and advancing the effective use of digital health. Clinician Peer Networks provide clinicians implementing digital health solutions with insights...

  • EHR Privacy and Security Architecture (Full)

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    15 June 2005

    Infoway's Electronic Health Record (EHR) Privacy and Security conceptual Architecture (PSA) helps ensure that future interoperable EHR systems will comply with federal/provincial/territorial, as well as cross-jurisdictional Privacy and Security (P&S)...

  • EHR Privacy and Security Architecture (Summary)

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    16 June 2005

    Infoway's Electronic Health Record (EHR) Privacy and Security conceptual Architecture (PSA) helps ensure that future interoperable EHR systems will comply with federal/provincial/territorial, as well as cross-jurisdictional Privacy and Security (P&S)...

  • ‘Conceptual’ Privacy Impact Assessment

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    22 May 2014

    This ‘conceptual’ privacy impact assessment (“PIA”) was conducted by iSecurity to analyze the potential privacy issues for a ‘generic’ e-booking solution and its potential collection, use, and disclosure of an individual’s personal information. This is...

  • Privacy Impact Assessments

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    A Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) helps projects consider the actual or potential effects that a proposed technology, information system or program may have on an individual’s privacy. It also helps the project in assessing its compliance with...

  • Privacy Impact Assessments: Common Understandings

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    01 August 2017

    This paper from the Pan-Canadian Health Information Privacy Group provides common understandings across Canadian jurisdictions related to Privacy Impact Assessments. We recommend that readers familiarize themselves with Version 2 of Privacy and EHR...

  • Privacy and Security Requirements and Considerations for Digital Health Solutions

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    14 November 2014

    This document builds on the original Electronic Health Record (EHR) Privacy Security Requirements , published in 2005, by addressing the privacy and security challenges of new digital health solutions such as remote patient monitoring and consumer...

  • Data Sharing Agreements and the Interoperable Digital Health Record: A Discussion Paper

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    13 April 2017

    Data sharing agreements (DSAs) are essential in defining the roles, responsibilities, obligations and penalties associated with sharing personal health information electronically. This discussion paper sheds light on the value of DSAs, common concerns...

  • Privacy and Health Information Laws Across Canada

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    12 February 2015

    Privacy and the protection of personal health information are critically important to the delivery of digital health to Canadians. Infoway's privacy mandate is to incorporate the protection of personal health information in its activities in accordance...

  • Privacy and Security

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    Addressing privacy and confidentiality of personal health information is fundamental to all Infoway digital health initiatives. All jurisdictions in Canada (federal, provincial, territorial) have laws in place to protect personal information, with many...

  • Interoperable EHRs

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    An interoperable electronic health record (iEHR) provides each individual Canadian with a secure and private record of their health history and care within the health system. The record is available to authorized health providers and the individual...

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