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Individual Charged With Violating Alberta HIA

HEALTHCARE PRIVACY

October 19, 2012

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta has levied 34 charges against an individual under the Health Information Act. Charges include improperly accessing the health data of other individuals; inappropriate use of health information, and inappropriate disclosure of health information. If found guilty, the individual could face a maximum penalty of $50,000 for each charge.
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