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 »
Our September webinar is about understanding contracts you may be asked to sign, and in Octber our title is Managing incapacity in the workplace.
Full details of the 2019 webinar series and registration here.
Privacy Officer training
January 20 & 27 and February 3,10 & 18, 2020
Kate is the program chair for the Osgoode Certificate in Privacy in Healthcare.
This program explores the range of privacy interests that must be protected in the day-to-day treatment of patients, the development of information systems and the creation of institutional policies.More details ...
Advanced Privacy Officer training
December 10, 2019
For experienced Privacy Officers within healthcare organisations.
This one day training course focuses on how to handle difficult privacy situations using real-life (but anonymized) case studies and role-play. Full details and registration here...
Free healthcare privacy webinar - ask me anything!
August 7 and September 4, 2019, 10-11am EST
Free webinars - advance registration needed
Whether you're an experience privacy officer or new in the field, pick Kate’s brain for free for an hour, in this live webinar. No charge, but you’ll need to register in advance.
Kate Dewhirst Health Law
My mission is bringing the law to life. I make legal theory understandable, accessible and fun! I’m available and love to work for all organizations in the healthcare sector across Ontario and beyond.
The Biggest Mistake Health Teams Make When Receiving Privacy Concerns. Claim your free privacy officer training vid… https://t.co/RKnmq5OdCU
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[Starts JAN 20] Globally, healthcare accounted for more privacy breaches than any other industry in 2018.… https://t.co/coT04cQ3E1
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