Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Saskatchewan amends privacy regs to permit soliciation of former patients

One controversial aspect of health privacy laws, at least when they are implemented, is whether hospitals or supporting foundations can use patient information without consent for fund-raising purposes. It appears that Saskatchewan is about to amend the health privacy regulations for that province to permit solicitation after a sixty-day waiting period. See: Saskatchewan gives local health foundations the OK to contact former patients for fundraising purposes.

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