By Maria McDonald, McDonald HR Law You ask your lawyer to draft your health organization’s employment contract or termination release language because you want it done right. You want to limit your exposure for termination pay in an employment contract You want to ensure the termination release prevents the employee from raising any more legal… Read more »
So very excited to share with you my brand new video series for Privacy Officers in the health sector. And it is FREE! Watch this video for all the information and to sign up Free Privacy Officer Training Video Series
Thrilled to be celebrating 2 years at Kate Dewhirst Health Law and Law2Life Coaching. This year has been amazing and also very difficult. When asked, I’ve been answering, “It’s been the best of times and the worst of times.” The BEST! We welcomed dozens of new clients. The heart of our work is serving healthcare… Read more »
By Steven Stechley, McGill Global Health Scholar You know what kindness is… but what is lateral kindness? Lateral kindness is a term originating from the west coast that refers to non-hierarchical kindness within Indigenous communities. It is a concept that draws on Indigenous values which promote and celebrate positive things that take place within the… Read more »
Normally, I am an upbeat happy person. Not today. Sometimes I get the blues. Maybe you do too. Today, my life feels like a Country song. It goes something like this … My beloved dog of 11 years died a few days ago. My house was broken into on Sunday. I discovered that this morning… Read more »
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...
Free healthcare privacy webinar - ask me anything! October 2, November 6 and December 4
Free webinars - advance registration needed
Whether you're an experienced 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 main message: A doctor (or any other health information custodian) should never ignore a patient’s access reque… https://t.co/HW8mrFymnC
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What happens when someone asks for access to recordings? It depends. Here’s a story about what might happen.… https://t.co/kRnDh5IOo2
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When you have an early warning system you don't hold all those reports until the end of the year. You look for proa… https://t.co/mz22nGp89F
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