Hospital Privacy Toolkit


This toolkit serves as a general guide to assist hospitals and physicians to meet their obligations under the Ontario Personal Health Information Protection Act of 2004.


  • General Privacy Compliance
  • Contact Person
  • Consent
  • Collection, Use and Disclosure
  • Accessing Health Records
  • Correcting Health Records
  • Dealing with Health Information
  • Security- Introduction
  • Security - First Steps
  • Security - People
  • Security - Institutional Safegaurds
  • Sustaining Security
  • Research
  • Fundraising
  • Managing Contracts and Agents
  • Oversight
  • Glossary
  • Appendix of Forms
  • Diagnostic Tool
Link to Tool: 
Hospital Privacy Toolkit
Contact Person/Organization: 

Ontario Hospital Association

Type of Tool:

Publication Date: 

Protecting Patient Health Information - Community Hospital Information Security

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