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Confidentiality and Privacy

April 13, 2018

means complying with the legal and professional duty to maintain the confidentiality of clients’ personal health information and protecting that information from inappropriate access. The Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) governs midwives’ use of personal health information, including its collection, use, permitted disclosure, and access. For more guidance, refer to the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) and the College’s Guide on Compliance with the Personal Health Information Protection Act.