Ontario has recently enacted a regulation under PHIPA (Personal Health Information Protection Act) with more notification requirements for “health information custodians”. (O.Reg 224/17 was published June 29, 2017). The regulation comes into force on October 1, 2017.
The new regulation provides guidance on the circumstances in which a health information custodian is required to notify the Information and Privacy Commissioner of the theft, loss or unauthorized use or disclosure of personal health information. The notice requirement arises ...Continue Reading →