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- The crisis phase is over – the emergency continues – how should health leaders move forward?
I have noticed over the last month that the tone of conversations has changed and social critique has resurfaced. Individuals are rightly asking more questions. There is greater need in all aspects of life and public service for clarity and certainty. There are more queries and complaints about the … Read more »
- Disclosure of COVID-19 Status Information by Labs and Medical Officers of Health to Police, Firefighters, and Paramedics
The Ontario government has passed an emergency order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act allowing the disclosure of COVID-19 status information by laboratories and medical officers of health to specified people including police officers, firefighters, and paramedics. The governme … Read more »
- There’s a special place in hell for cyber criminals during COVID-19
I just got an email today that read … This is an anonymous email, asked to be sent to you to inform you about the possibility of coming in to contact with a family member/colleague/neighbor who has contracted the COVID19 Virus in your office/area. A test at your nearest hospital will be done free of … Read more »
- How to communicate with your board about privacy issues during COVID-19
I am getting questions such as: “how do I talk to my board about the risks as we move to virtual care and staff working from home?” Interim v. Long-term You will definitely want to explain that we are in the early days of responding to the pandemic. Our solutions now are our interim solutions. As th … Read more »
- Anchors and Kites: making even better decisions
The global pandemic COVID-19 has left us all feeling unsettled at best. Some of us have no work. Some of us have too much work. Regardless of what camp you find yourself in – I thought this might be a message worth sharing. I was reminded this morning that I cannot be all things to all people. When … Read more »