Disclaimer: I’m not a GDPR expert by any stretch of the imagination. GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation – it came into force today – May 25, 2018. It provides new protections for citizens of the European Union. Here is a great website with videos and text to explain it. You may be wondering… Read more »
IPC just released Decision 72 It’s another correction request. The IPC decided not to review the complaint. The medical clinic did not have to make the correction. A medical clinic received a correction request asking that a specific reference prepared by a physician be removed. The author physician had died. The clinic refused the request…. Read more »
The Information and Privacy Commissioner was in Hamilton, ON on Friday with one of the popular “Reaching Out to Ontario” road shows. The Commissioner provided an update on Latest Developments at the IPC. Here are some highlights: The IPC received 629 health privacy complaints in 2017 – up from 269 in 2006 The vast majority… Read more »
Join the Shush: a collective of health privacy officers Annual membership 2022
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Primary care webinars: Employment Law Update & Legal Issues for EDs and Board members
Part of Kate’s monthly webinar series.
Our May program will address progressive discipline and in September we discuss mandatory training for new employees and October we discuss ethical decision making in primary care. Full details of the 2022 webinar series and registration here.
Team Privacy Training Events August 3, September 7, 23
For Primary Care clinics, Hospitals, Community Agencies, Mental Health Teams, Public Health Units, School Boards, Police departments
Kate trains health professionals from many more health care organizations how being privacy-respectful can improve therapeutic relationships. More details...
Ontario Hospital Association Professional Staff Credentialing Toolkit
2nd Edition is now available for managing physicians, dentists, midwives and nurse practitioners in hospitals Read here...
Free summary of all PHIPA IPC decisions
Want to read privacy breach stories to learn how to improve your work? We have summarized all the Information and Privacy Commissioner's health privacy decisions for you Download here...
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