May 052020
 
 May 5, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Jeremy Hainsworth reports:

A patient’s data is not the personal information of his or her doctor, B.C.’s Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) has ruled.

A doctor under investigation by the Medical Services Commission (MSC) had requested under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) all information held about him – including data pertaining to his patients.

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