Is It Time To Amend Your Privacy Impact Assessment?
You might need to amend your PIA if you want to:
- add a new digital health app or patient portal to make it easier for patients to book appointments with you, or
- get access to Alberta Netcare Portal, or the CII or CPAR projects,
- expedited Netcare Privacy Impact Assessment,
- use the internet to get telehealth on-line consultations for your patients,
- update your participating custodians and privacy officer, and
- regular review to ensure that you are continuing to meet the requirements of the Health Information Act (HIA).
What Is An Expedited Netcare Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)?
A PIA is a practical business tool in your healthcare practice.
A PIA is an important tool that you can use to help you with project management.
It will help you anticipate risks to the project before it starts and avoid serious problems, and wasted time and money.
The PIA process requires you to have written policies and procedures so that you can implement the project effectively and train your staff consistently.
Sometimes a PIA is a requirement of legislation. But it is always a best practice whenever you implement a project that includes personal health information.
Recorded: December 9, 2020
01:14 Introduction Jean L, Eaton
05:08 What Is A PIA
06:46 Purpose of a PIA
10:53 PIA Facilitates Discussion
11:57 PIA Will Help You Select Vendors
13:38 PIA Process
16:12 What is a p-ORA?
17:20 When do you need a privacy impact assessment (PIA) amendment?
19:17 Is It A New PIA or Amendment?
20:55 Common scenarios
21:47 Change in Custodians
22:38 New Location
23:17 Alberta Netcare Portal
24:47 Previous PIA is more than 2 years ago
26:16 PIA Timeline
28:04 10 Steps To Prepare Your PIA Amendment
28:14 Step 1 Locate Previous PIA
31:03 Step 2 Review Your Current IT
40:07 Step 3 Review Policies Procedures
40:43 Step 4 Review Your Safeguards
41:34 Step 5 Authorizing User Permissions
43:43 Step 6 Training Policies
45:21 Step 7 Access and Correction Requests
47:06 Step 8 Masking
47:37 Step 9 Responding To Breaches
50:06 Step 10 Next Steps
53:29 Remote Working Telehealth Tools
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