Cancer Care Ontario ordered to stop sending paper results

In the aftermath of a breach:

The province’s privacy watchdog is ordering Cancer Care Ontario to stop sending screening reports to doctors in paper format.

Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian says the agency must find a more secure method to transfer the results, which contain personal health information.

She says the agency has decided to develop its own web portal for the delivery of the reports, but will have to report back to her office to ensure it’s secure.

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