Privacy and Confidentiality
Your health information is treated with respect and your privacy is protected. Access to your personal health information is available only to those: i) who need to know, ii) who are involved in your healthcare, and iii) who have received your consent. These may include Physicians, Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Health Educators, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Chiropodist or Registered Dietitians. When your personal health information is collected, the privacy and confidentiality of the information is protected. Electronic Health Records Client health information may be maintained in electronic health records that are password and firewall protected. The software only allows health professionals identified as involved in your health care to have access to your information.
CarePoint Health complies with the Health Information Protection Act (November 2004), comprised of both the Personal Health Information Protection Act (2004) and the Quality of Care Information Protection Act (2004).
Disclosure of Health Information & Transfer of Records
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