Thrilled to announce that I was one of the winners of Best New Blog – for the Clawbies, the Canadian Law Blog Awards for 2017. The Golden Globes for lawyers! Telling stories about my work and the intersection of health care and law is a privilege and brings me great joy. Thank you for the recognition… Read more »
Calling all FHTs, FHOs, NPLCs (and birth centres) – join me and Maria McDonald from McDonald HR Law for my 5th annual Legal Issues for Primary Care Teams which will launch January 2018. Here’s the line up: January 4 – Protected leaves of absence from the workplace (including the new domestic and sexual violence leave )… Read more »
August 1st marks our one-year anniversary. And it has been a good one … By the Numbers 1 new space in downtown Toronto that I can walk to from home 2 new team members: Melissa Martin, Office Magician and Alec Myers, Head of Scrutiny (and all things expanding the business) 5 areas of focus: privacy, physician… Read more »
When asked what I do, I say “I’m a health lawyer”. Which always gets a head tilt response: What’s that? Q: Does that mean you sue doctors? A: Nope Q: Oh, so you sue hospitals? A: Nope Then they say – Ok. I don’t get it. I explain … I work for hospitals and doctors’ offices and… Read more »
Mandatory reporting by health information custodians in Ontario to the IPC will now come into effect October 1, 2017 The new regulations requiring the mandatory reporting of privacy breaches to the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario will come into effect October 1st (not July 1st as we originally expected). The link to the new… Read more »
Are you an executive director or lead physician in a family health team? If so, I am relaunching my monthly webinar series on Legal Issues for Family Health Teams. Practical information on the topics you need to know about as a healthcare leader. Details here.
I was interviewed by Advocate Daily on our launch. You can read the article here. I love working with Advocate Daily – they are an amazing resource to the legal profession and to the public who want to keep up with the latest legal news and developments. You will see reference to a second business… Read more »
Hi. Welcome. I’m happy to announce that the website is live (finally!) – and this blog is live. So join me as I journey through legal issues in health care. In this blog, I will comment on: New legislation and legal cases affecting health care organizations in Ontario Updates in the areas of: Privacy Physician… Read more »