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Health Record Disposal Improving in Saskatchewan

DATA PROTECTION

September 27, 2013

A recent report issued by Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner Gary Dickson reveals that the disposal of health records across the province is improving, Regina Leader-Post reports. “One of the most positive developments that we’ve seen over time is these reported incidents to our office have become less frequent,” said Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner Compliance Director Diana Aldridge. “They’ve been fewer and far in between.” A far bigger problem, according to Aldridge, is errant faxes from medical offices. A report is expected on that issue.
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