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Privacy – information collected

To provide you with quality health care, we collect both personal and health information from you. Your legal name, date of birth, address, Health Card Number and extended health insurance numbers are examples of personal information. Your health history, the records of your visits to the hospital and what health care we provide to you during those visits are examples of your health information.

Privacy Laws in Canada

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA). PHIPA is Provincial legislation that governs the collection, use and sharing of personal health information. It is based on ten principles that hospitals, doctors, community health care organizations, and other health practicing facilities must follow when collecting, using and sharing personal health information. The Middlesex Hospital Alliance has established a privacy program based on these principles.

Privacy – Frequently Asked Questions

The Middlesex Hospital Alliance respects the privacy of your personal health information. The following is a list of questions that we frequently get asked. If you have other questions or concerns, please contact the Privacy Office.

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