Privacy Advisor

Commissioners’ resolution on PHRs

From their semi-annual meeting in St. John’s, Newfoundland in September, the privacy commissioners of Canada resolved to take measures to ensure that personal health records (PHRs) encompass the highest privacy standards. “Now is the time to build components of PHRs that enhance patient privacy and control,” the commissioners stated in a document describing the points of the resolution—The Promise of Personal Health Records—outlined here:

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