Are the members/stakeholders of your organization subject to Health Information Privacy legislation in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba?
You can help by becoming a Supporting Organization of the 1st annual Western Canada Health Information Privacy Symposium, and join in spreading the word.
For more information on how you can become a supporting organization of the Western Canada Health Information Privacy Symposium, contact Jon Boyle at 613.226.8317 x222
The Alberta Continuing Care Association (ACCA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization comprised of 56 private, not-for-profit and public sector members who operate over 10,000 long term care (LTC) beds, 2,100 designated supportive living (DSL) spaces and annually provide more than 3 million hours of hands-on home care in the Province of Alberta. ACCA understands the considerable pressure to meet the needs of our aging population during a time of rising expectations and fiscal restraint.
Our thirty years of experience has elevated us to provide a strong leadership role in encouraging excellence in the continuing care industry. We have participated in coordinating the creation of and compliance with high standards and best practices, and continue to assist and support in informing and educating our members, continuing care clients and the public. We collaborate with government departments and elected officials on changes to legislation, regulations and policies relating to the continuing care industry.
The objectives of the 2012 conference are to provide an educational program that: meets key challenges faced in Infection Prevention and Control in all settings and to provide ICPs with enhanced knowledge to education, lead, inspire, mentor, champion and collaborate within their healthcare setting.
The Preliminary Program is now available at www.chica.org. The registration brochure will be posted in December and online registration will be launched on January 1st.
CAPAPA is Canada’s leading national association representing Privacy and Access Professionals in the private sector and at all levels of the public sectors. Founded in 2002, CAPAPA is Canada’s voice of access and privacy and plays a pivotal role in ensuring the independent autonomy of Canada’s access and privacy community.
CAPAPA is an independent, member-based and non-profit NGO dedicated to advancing and increasing awareness of privacy and information access in Canada.
CAPAPA provides the only substantive Professional Certification for Access and Privacy Professionals in Canada; defined the National Competency Standards for Access and Privacy; and provides accreditation of training programs related to Access and Privacy.
NOTE: Attending this conference qualifies for continuing education credits toward CAPAPA certification.
COACH: Canada's Health Informatics Association is the voice of health informatics (HI) in Canada promoting the adoption, practice and professionalism of HI. COACH represents a diverse community of accomplished, influential professionals who work passionately to make a difference in advancing healthcare through information technology. Health informatics (HI) is the intersection of clinical, IM/IT and management practices. Members are dedicated to realizing their full potential as professionals and advancing HI through access to information, talent, credentials, recognition, programs and a broad range of services and specialized resources. www.coachorg.com