EMR Contracts: what does yours say about data sharing?
SGP has received many questions about clauses in EMR contracts related to patient privacy issues, data sharing, patient portals and more.
There is need for clear policy to help physicians navigate these waters.
CMPA provided us with some advice which we encourage you to read. Click here
Ownership of electronic charts in your office
It is important to have clarity on office chart ownership. Read the CMA’s advice about Data Sharing Agreements
Electronic Communication with patients
For electronic communications consider having your patient sign CMPA’s consent for electronic communications
The College of Physicians and Surgeons has a
Practice Standard and Guideline on Telemedicine.