108.1. In order to offer telehealth services to another institution, a body or another person, or to obtain such services from another institution, a body or another person, an institution must enter into an agreement to that effect with that other institution, that body or that other person. The agreement must set out
(1) the precise nature of the services;
(2) a description of the responsibilities of each party;
(3) the conditions on which information may be exchanged for the purpose of assessing the telehealth act and processing complaints; and
(4) the measures to be taken to ensure the confidentiality and security of the information communicated.
The second, sixth, seventh and eighth paragraphs of section 108 apply to such an agreement.
“Telehealth services” means a health or social services-related activity, service or system that is practised, provided or delivered in Québec from a distance for educational, diagnostic or treatment purposes or for purposes of research, clinical management or training, using information and communications technologies. However, telehealth services do not include consultations by telephone.
2005, c. 32, s. 56; 2006, c. 43, s. 6.