Twenty years ago I was introduced to a wildlife live cam set up in a rural setting in an African country capturing day-to-day realities at a swimming hole. Animals big and small would come and bathe in the swimming hole. It was early days for such technology and I was amazed to be able to… Read more »
Month: March 2019
“So, Kate, what did you do on your March Break in Israel?” I didn’t. I just be’d. Nothing more wonderful than being. I struggle with balance. Maybe you do too. We hear a lot about “work-life balance” or “work-life harmony” meaning the pursuit of simultaneous meaningful and joyfully-experienced paid work and engagement with community and… Read more »
In a new health privacy decision of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, we find out what needs to be proven to show a patient is making a request for access to health records in “bad faith”. Decision 87: Interprets “Bad Faith” Requests A patient saw a chiropodist at a foot clinic. The patient wanted a copy… Read more »
Health Privacy Update: When someone asks for a copy of a “complete health record”, what does that mean?
In Decision 89 of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario deals with an access request, what lengths a health care organization has to go to look for records and what is a “complete health record”. In this case, the complainant asked a community care access centre (CCAC) for access to his deceased wife’s complete… Read more »