Written By Valerie Prather Q.C., Barbara Stratton Q.C., Marin Leci, Kees de Ridder, and Melanie Mireault
Valerie Prather, Barbara Stratton, Marin Leci, Kees de Ridder and Melanie Mireault write on "Balancing Privacy and Convenience: Medical Information and the Emergence of Virtual Medicine" in Electronic Healthcare Law Review. They look at how the increasing use of virtual healthcare platforms raises questions and concerns about the protection of personal health information and the application of privacy legislation. Specifically, what happens if a virtual healthcare platform or app experiences a data breach in Alberta? Who bears the responsibility for such a risk?