We are the trust builders. Privacy Officers assist their organizations to earn the trust of their clients, patients, residents, consumers and their caregivers. These are their stories. Simeon Kanev, Alliance for Healthier Communities Alliance for Healthier Communities is an association of community-governed primary health care organizations. Alliance members serve diverse communities across Ontario, and they… Read more »
Hey everyone! I was recently featured on the Riffcord Podcast with Paul Lalonde. Paul is part of the digital marketing firm Lalonde Muller I’ve known Paul for about 15 years. I met Paul through his wife, Christa Haanstra, when we worked together at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Christa and I look pretty much identical… Read more »
Just when you thought it was safe … a new class action was recently certified after a health privacy breach at a hospital in Ontario. Here’s what every health Privacy Officer needs to know. Stewart v. Demme and William Osler Health System (2020) “The central question … is whether a privacy violation can be “highly… Read more »
Join the Shush: a collective of health privacy officers Annual membership 2021
For Privacy Officers within healthcare organizations
This is an annual membership program that takes theory into practice and tackles real life scenarios to build Privacy Officer skills. Full details and registration here.
Team Privacy Training Events March 24, 25, 31 and April 6, 8, 22, 28
For Primary Care clinics, Hospitals, Community Agencies, Public Health Units, Schools, Police departments
Kate trains health professionals from many more health care organizations how being privacy-respectful can improve therapeutic relationships. More details...
Primary care webinars: Employment Law Update & Legal Issues for EDs and Board members
Part of Kate’s monthly webinar series.
Our April program will address how to run a meeting and in May we discuss the legal pit of doom in having your employees also as your patients. Full details of the 2021 webinar series and registration here.
Part X CYFSA Privacy Designate Course - video course online
For Privacy Designates in the child welfare sector including children's aid societies and indigenous children's well-being centres
We focus on how to implement Part X of the Child Youth and Family Services Act in your organization. Full details and registration here.
Osgoode Health Law Certificate
Kate is presenting at the Osgoode Health Law Certificate on March 11 on Privacy Issues
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.
[MAY 5] Register for my free upcoming Ask Me Anything About Health Privacy webinar at this link...… https://t.co/8nZgePgVZE