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  • TedTalks your health care team can watch about privacyMay 17, 2017

    Are you a Privacy Officer for a health care organization and do you struggle to find interesting videos to keep privacy top of mind for your team? Here are three TedTalks that you and your team might find interesting: Why privacy matters – have you heard the phrase “If you aren’t doing anything wron … Read more »

  • Physician fitness to practice cases are challenging for hospital leadersMay 11, 2017

    If you are a Chief of Staff or a Chief of Department of a hospital, chances are you will at some point have to manage a fitness to practice situation involving one of your physician colleagues.  These cases need to be managed with compassion and care. The Public Hospitals Act and the hospital’s by-l … Read more »

  • Health Privacy Update – May 2017May 8, 2017

    On May 3rd, the Information and Privacy Commissioner and his team was in Thunder Bay. He released a new presentation He receives between 300-350 health privacy complaints annually He talked about the new social worker prosecution He reminded the audience about the new Code of Procedures for health p … Read more »

  • Legal Innovation – brainstorming for lawyersApril 10, 2017

    Do you struggle as a lawyer for creative thinking time?  If you don’t schedule it in – it simply doesn’t happen.  Juggling client files and professional development may leave little time for innovation. I was interviewed by The Lawyers Weekly on  the art of brainstorming. Let me know what you think! … Read more »

  • Legal Innovation – broadening your servicesApril 2, 2017

    From time to time I hear from lawyers that they feel “stuck”.  Stuck in a position that they don’t enjoy – but with a salary they feel they can’t match elsewhere. Here is an article to inspire you about how to take your legal training and expand your services into new territory. I was interviewed by … Read more »