Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Articles by Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Balancing act – Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario Privacy Commissioner

Placing appropriate controls on health data users, while conferring rights on data subjects

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New health networks, proliferation of electronic health information exchanges, increased use of computerized health records and clinical management systems have undoubtedly enhanced healthcare service delivery in the province and countrywide. But they have also generated new questions and concerns about health information privacy among a wide range of stakeholders, including practitioners, patients, healthcare IT product vendors, and health information network providers.

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