eHealth Privacy Statement
The ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer is a secure, provincial electronic health record (EHR) system that allows Ontario clinicians, and authorized members of their health care teams, to access their patients’ personal health information (e.g. lab results, diagnostic imaging reports, discharge summaries, details of a prior visit to the emergency or other department). Access to the viewer is restricted to those who provide or assist with patient care. The program is funded and overseen by eHealth Ontario. For more information on the ConnectingOntario program please visit: www.ConnectingOntario.ca.
Vanier Pharmacy is an organization that will provide its health care providers with access to the provincial EHR through the ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer. This is done to improve the patient experience and ensure that the pharmacy’s patients receive the care that we would want for our loved ones.
In order to be able to access the ClinicalViewer, Vanier Pharmacy’s authorized clinical staff have been trained in all applicable health privacy laws (including the Personal Health Information and Protection Act, 2004) as well as the EHR privacy policies and procedures.
You have the right to block access to your personal health record in the viewer by placing a consent directive (often referred to as a lock-box). If you need more information about consent directives, please refer to the eHealth Ontario website here .
Access and Correction:
You have the right to request copies of your health records contained in the viewer or request that your record be corrected if you believe it contains an error. For all other access or correction requests in the EHR, please refer to the eHealth Ontario website here .
Inquiries and Complaints:
For privacy-related inquiries and complaints about Vanier Pharmacy, please contact Steven Fisher at the pharmacy. For all other inquiries and complaints about the EHR program or the viewer, please refer to the eHealth Ontario website here .