Healthcare Quarterly

Healthcare Quarterly 7(3) June 2004 : 61-64.doi:10.12927/hcq..16628
Hospital Law

Implementing Your Privacy Program: Putting Theory into Practice

Brendan Seaton


Healthcare organizations across Canada are challenged with the new spectre of information privacy. While security and confidentiality have long been part of our healthcare culture, privacy is a surprisingly new issue. With the introduction of privacy legislation and codes based on the CSA Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information (CSA Privacy Code), healthcare providers are subject to new obligations, and patients now enjoy new rights.



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