No privacy of health information in Canada's Armed Forces

February 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 3, pE167
Academic Journal
The authors discuss the privacy of health information in the Armed Forces in Canada. The authors say that the abuse of privacy at the Veterans Affairs Canada have raised concerns which question the integrity of the Canadian Armed Forces in providing sufficient protection in personal health information. They add that the Veterans Affair's fiasco and few privacy protection call an action from Chief of Defence Staff General Walter Natynczyk to secure health privacy of both people under his command.


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