Ca: Alberta Health department flouts privacy law, watchdog finds

Matt McClure reports:

Alberta Health is flouting the law by failing to provide the required oversight to prevent snooping and privacy breaches involving electronic health records, says the province’s privacy watchdog.

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner released an investigation report Wednesday that found a legally-mandated committee charged with overseeing stewardship of data made available through Netcare was effectively disbanded two years ago.

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