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Health Information Act

Document Type: Legislation


This Act governs and regulates access to and the collection, use and disclosure of health information. It provides Albertans with the right to access their own health information and to request corrections. The Act also regulates the information accessible through Alberta’s Electronic Health Record (Alberta Netcare). It protects the privacy and confidentiality of health information, and enables health information to be accessed and shared to provide health services and manage the health system.