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. 

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.