Health information and privacy
The Health Information Act (HIA) spells out how health information is to be collected, protected and used.
This law affects doctors and their staff, hospitals, Alberta Health (AH) and Alberta Health Services (AHS).
In this section, find what you need to know about:
- The Alberta Medical Association's (AMA's) position on the HIA
Learn how the AMA worked with the provincial government to address concerns about the HIA.
- HIA resources for physicians
Access resources from the AMA, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC) to guide you in applying the HIA to patient care.
- Regulated fee schedule under the HIA
Learn about the fees set by HIA regulations for accessing, correcting or amending health information.