health information trustee

health information trustee

Health information A party designated by the Bennett-Leahy bill that would be allowed access to a person's personal and privileged–private medical information. See Anne Sexton, Bennett-Leahy bill, Confidentiality, Doctor-patient relationship, HIPAA, Medical privacy, Therapist-patient privacy.
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PHIA requires health information trustees (public bodies and health care providers) to grant individuals access, upon request, to personal health information about themselves.
The office is also producing a regular newsletter entitled "FOIP Folio" for administrative coordinators of those provincial bodies subject to the FOIP Act, municipal administrators and institutional health information trustees.
Health information trustees may disclose protected data to certified health information services in a form that cannot be traced back to any individual patient.

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