151. To improve management of the information resources used in the health and social services network, any information resource project within the meaning of the Act respecting the governance and management of the information resources of public bodies and government enterprises (chapter G-1.03) must, under pain of nullity of the contracts entered into to carry out the project, be authorized by the Minister in the cases he or she determines.
For the same purpose, the Minister may also require one or more institutions to use an information asset he or she determines.
The Minister authorizes a project or requires the use of an information asset if of the opinion that it conduces to the interoperability of the network’s information resources, the uniformity of standards and the similarity of information resource assets, or that it contributes to improving the quality, efficiency and performance of the Québec health system by allowing the controlled management and use of health and social information.
If an information resource project must also be authorized under the first paragraph of section 15 of the Act respecting the governance and management of the information resources of public bodies and government enterprises, the Minister may only give his or her authorization if of the opinion that the project meets the conditions set out in the third paragraph.
This section does not apply to a project considered by the Conseil du trésor to be of government-wide interest under the second paragraph of section 15 of that Act.
2015, c. 1, s. 151; 2017, c. 21, s. 1411.