The Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) was amended earlier this year. The College updated its guide and overview documents on PHIPA to reflect these changes.

Some of the key changes are as follows:

The updated guide also addresses some of the regulations made since the 2016 amendments to PHIPA. For example, it addresses the requirement to notify the IPC immediately of significant privacy breaches and to file an annual report with the IPC of all privacy breaches.

The guide is intended for educational purposes only. Kinesiologists should discuss the specific changes to their policies and procedures with their own legal counsel.

View the Guide to PHIPA for Regulated Health Professionals

View the overview of privacy law