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- Can your patients trust you in the age of electronic privacy scandals?
In the last few years, the public has heard A LOT of scary things about electronic privacy scandals. In 2017, Equifax admitted their electronic records were compromised leaving millions of users’ financial information exposed. In May 2017, the WannaCry Ransomware attack negatively impacted 19,000 he … Read more »
- After you set a goal, your first question should be “Who?” not “How?”
Tis the season for reflection of the year that’s been and anticipation of the year to come. How will you define success for 2019? That was the question posed to a group of over 100 lawyers at a course I launched with the Law Society of Ontario in December. The responses were personal and varied: Att … Read more »
- Happy New Year! New Blog Award – WOO HOOO!
Toot toot! I’m about to blow my own horn here. I am thrilled to announce that I have been honoured with a Clawbie again this year. Blank stare. You don’t know what a Clawbie is, do you? A Clawbie is a Canadian legal blog award. It’s a big deal in the legal community and I’m totally stoked to receive … Read more »
- Health Privacy Update: Annual Statistical Report Portal Is Now Open
What does that mean? If you are not a health information custodian in Ontario – stop reading. If you are a health information custodian’s Privacy Officer – keep reading! If you are unsure of whether you are a health information custodian – call me! As you know, all health information custodians in O … Read more »
- New IPC health privacy decision #76 – reasonable search at a doctor’s office
The IPC just released decision #76. Bottom Line: There is no change to your duties as a health information custodian. This decision is entirely consistent with other decisions on the topic of reasonable search and a patient’s right of access to their records of personal health information. In this … Read more »
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