Canada Dashboard DigestDaily Dashboard

Commissioner Issues Warning on Health Storage Services

HEALTHCARE PRIVACY—CANADA

March 11, 2010

Saskatchewan's Information and Privacy Commissioner is warning physicians and citizens about health record storage services being offered by an Ontario company, the Winnipeg Free Press reports. Commissioner Gary Dickson says that although DOCUdavit Services Inc. claims to provide safe and secure storage for medical information, the company does not appear to follow provincial health privacy laws. Dickson has shared his concerns with Saskatchewan Health and the Saskatchewan Medical Association, among others.
Full Story