Dialogue Volume 15, Issue 3 2019 - Page 18

FOR YOUR INFORMATION Have Your Say WWW.CPSO.ON.CA We want your feedback on three proposed policies 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 information. 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 addressed? Please provide your feedback by November 22, 2019 www.cpso.on.ca/Consultations 18 DIALOGUE ISSUE 3, 2019