Your Personal Health Information
Your health record includes information relevant to your health, including; your date of birth, contact information, health history, family health history, details of your physical and mental health, a record of your visits, the care and support you received during those visits, results from tests and procedures and information from other health care providers.
We collect, use and disclose (meaning share) your personal health information to:
Our collection, use and disclosure (sharing) of your personal health information is done in accordance with Ontario law.
You have a right to make choices and control how your health information at the Group Health Centre is collected, used, and disclosed.
You may access and correct your personal health records, or withdraw your consent for some of the above uses and disclosures by contacting your health care provider or the medical records dept. (subject to legal exceptions).
How to Contact Us
Group Health Centre, 240 McNabb St, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 1Y5
Email: PrivacyOffice@ghc.on.ca Phone: 705-541-2289 Fax: 705-541-2691
If, after contacting us, you feel that your concerns have not been addressed to your satisfaction, you have the right to complain to the Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario. The commissioner can be reached at:
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
2 Bloor Street, East, Suite 1400
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
Phone: 1-800-387-0073 Fax: 1-416-325-9195 or visit the IPC website via www.ipc.on.ca