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  • Harris Decima Survey on Electronic Health Records

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    23 July 2013

    In this 2012 survey, Canadians shared their views about electronic health records and health system use of their personal health information.

  • Privacy and EHR Information Flows in Canada

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    30 June 2010

    This paper lists 33 'common understandings' to support appropriate and privacy protective disclosures of EHR information.

  • Consent Management Solutions Considerations

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    24 March 2014

    This presentation is a companion piece to Business and Architecture Considerations for Interoperable Consent Solutions – A Discussion Document

  • Business and Architecture Considerations for Interoperable Consent Solutions – A Discussion Document

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    21 March 2012

    This paper provides information related to consent management solution choices, planning and implementation, to help jurisdictions meet their legislative and policy requirements regarding consent (an individual's wishes for use and disclosure of...

  • Privacy and EHR Information Flows in Canada, Version 2.0

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    31 July 2012

    This paper lists 53 “common understandings” to support appropriate and privacy protective disclosures of EHR information.

  • Environmental Scan: Processes to Enable Adolescent Access to Personal Health Records

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    02 June 2016

    This document focuses on the findings of an environmental scan, including a literature review and key informant interviews, conducted to better understand how jurisdictions within Canada, other countries, organizations and associations manage or...

  • Environmental Scan: Statutory Provisions Relating to Rights of Minors

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    02 June 2016

    This document provides selected statutory provisions by jurisdiction related to rights of minors in health information, health care and social services issues. This document is available in English only.

  • Pandora’s Box? Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records Research Summary

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    16 August 2016

    This document summarizes the results of a research project that consisted of an environmental scan and literature review, a Pan-Canadian survey and focus groups, and a privacy legal framework review to better understand adult and adolescent perceptions...

  • Environmental Scan: Statutory Provisions Relating to Rights of Minors – Summary Table

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    02 June 2016

    This document provides selected statutory provisions by province relating to rights of minors in health information, health care and social services issues in a summarized table format. This document is available in English only.

  • 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...

  • LEADERSHIP SESSION > ConnectingOntario: Getting it right and getting there

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    22 November 2016

    Cynthia Morton, Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Ontario Dr. David Daien, Division Head - Primary Care, Trillium Health Partners Dr. Asim Masood, Chief Medical Officer, Canada Health Infoway Sarah Hutchison, Chief Executive Officer, OntarioMD Moderator:...

  • Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records — Results of an Environmental Scan

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    Posted on October 11, 2016 by Cassie Frazer Have you ever wondered how the “electronic health system” will know who you are and whether or not you have the right to access your personal health information (PHI)? Depending on one’s age, the answers to...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Privacy

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    Privacy is reinforced in all of Infoway’s initiatives through its funding model, the Digital Health Blueprint, associated privacy and security architecture, requirements and considerations, pan-Canadian common understandings and white papers. Infoway...

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