Winnipeg the latest scene of improperly sent medical records

In the latest case of medical records being faxed to the wrong location, today’s news is that a Winnipeg woman’s fax machine has been receiving medical records for the past year.

As is typical of situations like these, faxes arriving at the woman’s fax machine about Continue reading “Winnipeg the latest scene of improperly sent medical records”

Nova Scotia spa has been receiving mental health records for over a decade

For the last decade, a spa in Bedford, Nova Scotia has been receiving faxes destined for the local mental health centre.

The spa’s fax number is one number off from the number intended to be dialed.

Despite numerous memos from the local health authority, the spa Continue reading “Nova Scotia spa has been receiving mental health records for over a decade”

Electronic records, not a standalone fax machine responsible for misdialled Saskatchewan health records

Saskatchewan’s privacy commissioner Gary Dickson recently released a report on health information on over 1,000 patients in Saskatchewan being sent to wrong or old fax numbers.

This time, it appears to be the electronic faxing feature of electronic fax records, as opposed to a Continue reading “Electronic records, not a standalone fax machine responsible for misdialled Saskatchewan health records”