Legal Considerations

The development of telehealth services respects the current laws and regulations of the MSSS including:

  • The Act respecting health services and social services (LSSS): Telehealth (L.R.Q., chapter S-4.2, Article 108.1).
  • The Act relating to the legal framework of information technology: application of the rules of law, rules of functional equivalence, information transfer, preservation, consultation, and transmission. (Legal security of communications).
  • The code of ethics of various professional orders.
  • The Civil Code of Quebec.

For further information on these laws and regulations, refer to policy 1.2 (link provided below) of the policies and procedures regarding telehealth in RUIS McGill.