Privacy & Confidentiality

At Haliburton Highlands Health Services, we recognize that the health information of our patients deserves to be treated with respect and sensitivity and our patients' privacy must be protected.  Access to your personal health information is available to those who need to know to provide care, including:  physicians, nurses, technicians, therapists and other health professionals.  Furthermore, when it comes to collecting and using your personal health information, we take measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of the information is protected.

HHHS Privacy Office is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information under the custody or control of the HHHS, in accordance with Ontario's Health Information Protection Act, public expectations for the privacy and internationally accepted fair information principles.  The Health Information Protection Act, comprised of both the Personal Health Information Protection Act and the Quality of Care Information Protection Act, came into effect on November 1, 2004.

For detailed information, Contact:

Kellie Churko, CHIM
Manager of Health Information Services & Chief Privacy Officer
Haliburton Highlands Health Services, Box 115, Haliburton, ON  K0M 1S0
705-457-1392  ext. 2222   kchurko @ hhhs.ca
Confidential Fax:  705-457-4862 (Haliburton) and 705-286-4254 (Minden)

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