Have you ever been in a situation where you had a great idea that you wanted to implement and then someone asked you if have a PIA for that?
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Maybe you wanted to add a new digital health app to make it easier for patients to book appointments with you, or get access to Alberta Netcare Portal, use the internet to get on-line consultations for your patients, or start using a new EMR.
Or maybe you have a new healthcare practice and you are excited about choosing the right location, the right equipment, the right vendors that fit your budget and your goals.
A PIA is a practical business tool in your healthcare practice.
A PIA is an important tool that you can use to help you with that project management.
It will help you anticipate risks to the project before it starts and avoid serious problems, wasted time and money.
The PIA process requires you to have written policies and procedures so that you can implement the project effectively and train your staff consistently. Sometimes a PIA is a requirement of legislation. But it is always a best practice whenever you implement a project that includes personal health information.
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