What you need to know
Your health information at our dental office is protected under the Health Information Act. We will collect and use your health information for the purposes of providing you with health and other services.We may also collect your health information for the other purposes set out under section 27 of the Health Information Act, including, for example, quality management, training students, or if the collection is required by law. Sections 20(b) and 21(a)(a) of the Health Information Act allow us to collect your health information for these purposes.
We will use your health information only to support the health services we provide to you. Staff at the clinic will only collect and use your information to:
• provide your treatment and care,
• verify your eligibility for health services,
• conduct investigations or reviews of practice,
• complete research under ethical review,
• support health provider education, or
• for internal management purposes
We will not disclose your health information to non-health care agencies without your consent. Except in special family or emergency circumstances, you will be asked for your consent before we give your information to anyone other than another health agency involved in your care.
For more information, please ask at reception or call the Langdon Crossing Dental Privacy Officer at 403.954.2099.