Doctors in Canada

Canadian Doctors Launch ‘ShareSmart’ iPhone App for Clinical Communication

With the likes of iMessage and WhatsApp becoming the communication mode of choice between many health-care workers, Canadian Health Privacy Legislation says that these apps do not meet the encryption standards needed to communicate sensitive medical information. According to the Calgary Herald, Health-care workers are being fined $20,000 and institutions $50,000 for each reported privacy breach, which is what led Canadian...