FOR YOUR INFORMATION
Have Your Say
We want your
feedback on three
The College’s Medical Records policy is currently being reviewed. Two new draft policies,
Medical Records Stewardship and Medical Records Documentation, have been developed and
update the expectations of physicians regarding the care, handling, and management of medical
records, as well as the expectations of physicians when documenting in medical records.
Two draft Advice to the Profession documents have also been developed as companion
documents, providing general guidance and contextual information to help physicians interpret
and apply the College’s expectations as set out in the draft policies.
The College’s Confidentiality of Personal Health Information policy is currently being reviewed.
The newly-titled draft policy Protecting Personal Health Information updates the expectations
of physicians about protecting the confidentiality and privacy of patients’ personal health
A draft Advice to the Profession document has also been developed, providing general guidance
and contextual information to help physicians interpret and apply the College’s expectations as
set out in the draft policy.
HAVE YOUR SAY
We want to hear your thoughts on the draft policies. For example, we are interested to know:
• Does the draft policy and/or advice document provide useful guidance?
• Are there issues not addressed in the draft policy and/or advice document that should be
Please provide your feedback by November 22, 2019
DIALOGUE ISSUE 3, 2019