Information About Kate Dewhirst Health Law Blog
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- Warning: If you go privacy rogue – your employer’s insurance company likely doesn’t have to protect you
If you ever needed a reason to behave, this is as good a one as any. In a new Ontario court decision, a nurse was denied coverage from her former hospital employer’s insurance provider for her legal fees and possible costs associated with her alleged snooping in health records. So now, she walks int … Read more »
- In case you were wondering, don’t use your ex-business partner’s ex-wife’s health information to learn about a new IT system
Calling all clinicians, Privacy Officers, IT change management consultants and practice managers. Here’s a new case for you to read and absorb. Bierman v. Haidash 2021 from Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench So, imagine you work in a health care environment and you’ve got to learn a new IT system. … Read more »
- Workplace Investigation Training – by McDonald HR Law and Noxon Workplace Investigation
Not my program – but I highly respect Maria and Cleo and would recommend this program to my health care and child welfare clients. Learn what harassment is: and what it is not, as well as the definition of sexual harassment and discrimination Learn how to investigate: to be able to competently respo … Read more »
- Annual statistical reporting – clarification for 2021
It’s that time of year again … annual statistical reporting to the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. There has been some confusion this year. Let’s break down the rules … [Prefer to watch a video: I clarify on video here] Question 1: Do we have to complete an annual statistical report … Read more »
- Right to know week – what do you need to know?
Did you know it is “Right to Know Week“? Right to Know Week is celebrated across Canada with events discussing privacy rights. It is a gathering of Canada’s Information and Privacy Commissioners and organizations and individuals who are interested in privacy. In Canada, and Ontario for purposes of t … Read more »