Glenn Hicks reports:
eHealth Saskatchewan, the Crown Corporation which collects and stores electronic health records for residents, along with various users in Prince Albert of eHealth’s digital data bank, have been told to improve training and safeguards regarding the privacy of patients’ information.
This follows an investigation by the province’s Information and Privacy Commissioner into the unethical accessing by former P.A. doctor Josias Furstenberg of patients’ private information on the so-called eHR Viewer.
Commissioner Ronald Kruzeniski found there were insufficient safeguards in place to protect the personal health information being accessed from the digital system.
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