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 February 21, 2019  Posted by  Featured News, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Updating a story reported previously, Sheryl Spithoff reports:

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario is launching an investigation in the wake of a Toronto Star story about the sale of patient medical records.

U.S. health data giant IQVIA says it has the potential to access the health records of five million Ontarians. It regularly anonymizes and sells one million of them, mainly to pharmaceutical companies.

Read more on The Star.
And once again, great thanks to @fanCRTCProfling for alerting me to this update and all things Canadian privacy-related. 

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