Information About Kate Dewhirst Health Law Blog
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- Riffcord Podcast: soaring in life and business – Kate Dewhirst
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. Chris … Read more »
- Health Privacy Update: New class action certified in Ontario after privacy breach at a hospital
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 … Read more »
- A tribute to Brian Beamish: our outgoing Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Yesterday was Privacy Day. I came to work and saw a new email newsletter from the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. It opened … “Today is Privacy Day. It also marks my last Privacy Day as the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. As my term comes to an end, my thoughts turn … Read more »
- Trust Builders: Profiles of Health Privacy Officers – Ashley Hoffmeister, FIREFLY
In this series, I want to share the journey and stories of health Privacy Officers. I am surrounded by amazing leaders in the health community and I am inspired to share their stories! We are the trust builders. Privacy Officers assist their organizations to earn the trust of their clients, patient … Read more »
- Do you work in public health? New resource!!
I’m a little late announcing this, but I was thrilled to be invited to participate in the 4th Edition of Public Health Law and Policy in Canada, which was published last year. Elaine Gibson from Dalhousie University and I wrote a chapter called “Public Health Information Privacy and Confidentiality” … Read more »