Hospitals and foundations should set out clear policies and expectations early on to avoid potentially devastating public disagreements over donor funds, says Toronto health lawyer Kathy O’Brien.
As the Baby Boomer cohort slides into their golden years, there are a myriad of legal issues that arise, including dealing with dementia and sexual behaviour says Toronto health lawyer.
Encryption is just one piece of the puzzle when it comes to securing the health information of patients, Toronto health lawyer Mary Jane Dykeman tells CBC News.
Ultrasound technicians are on the road to regulation. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is consulting on proposed regulations until October 16 to bring ultrasound technicians under the jurisdiction of Ontario’s College of Medical Radiation Technologists.
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This week the Ontario government introduced Bill 119, which proposes to amend the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA). DDO Health Law has prepared a blacklined version of PHIPA so it is easy to see the proposed changes. Please click here for a PDF version that you can download.
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