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 2022
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.
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...
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.
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