PHIPA Reports


  • Records of personal health information relating to four individuals found by a member of the public on the street near a public hospital.
  • Resolved through informal resolution. The records were retrieved and assurances were given that no copies were made. The health information custodian revised its practices relating to the secure disposal of personal health information.
  • The health information custodian fulfilled the notification requirement by way of a written letter to the individuals’ family physicians, asking the individual to contact the health information custodian’s Privacy Officer.
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