Privacy and security management


Alberta has rigorous privacy requirements for patient health information. EMRs add a level of complexity by introducing a new system for managing records and an association with a vendor.

The information below provides resources to assist with your privacy knowledge and ongoing self-assessment of your clinic’s privacy practices.

Privacy officer handbook

Privacy self-assessment

Security self-assessment

General privacy training

Physician privacy training

Privacy officer training

Clinic business continuity plan guidelines


Please contact Caroline Garland, EMR Advisor. 

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