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L'Ordre des hygiénistes dentaires de l'Ontario réglemente la pratique de l'hygiène dentaire dans l'intérêt de la santé et la sécurité globale de la population de l'Ontario.

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Minimizing the Risk of Abandoned Health Records Through Succession Planning

Toronto | avr. 17, 2019

Abandonment of health records continues to be a problem in Ontario, resulting in serious implications for the privacy of individuals and the security of their health information. Under Ontario’s health privacy law, custodians have a duty to safeguard health information until such records are appropriately transferred to another, legally authorized, custodian.

The office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario has developed a new fact sheet, Succession Planning to Help Prevent Abandoned Records and asks that we share this fact sheet with our members and encourage them to take proactive steps to minimize the risk of abandoned records if their practices change.

English fact sheet               French fact sheet

The fact sheets are also available on our website under
MY CDHO / Guidelines / Administrative
or in French MON OHDO / Lignes directrices / Gestion