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The LCO and IP Osgoode have prepared this Background Paper for discussion purposes in connection with the roundtable discussion on eHealth to be held on January 28, 2010.  This paper is intended to provide background information for roundtable participants.  It also sets out consultation questions on which we are seeking input from roundtable participants.

I. Introduction
II. The Role of Intellectual Property
III. Privacy and Electronic Health Records
IV. Canadian Investment in Electronic Health Records
V. International EHR Comparisons
VI. EHR Governance Strategies
VII. Concluding Observations