November 29, 2019: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.

 

Bills

 

No new bills of interest. Bill 138, Plan to Build Ontario Together Act, 2019 has been referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.

 

Proposed and Approved Regulations

 

No new and approved regulations of interest.

 

Ontario Newsroom

 

New Durham Ontario Health Team to Provide Better Connected Care for Patients

New Southlake Community Ontario Health Team to Provide Connected Care for Patients

New Hamilton Ontario Health Team to Provide Better Connected Care for Patients

Electronic Press Kit Now Available: New Mississauga Ontario Health Team to Provide Better Connected Care for Patients

New Mississauga Ontario Health Team to Provide Better Connected Care for Patients

Ontario Recognizes Outstanding Mental Health Leaders

 

Articles of Interest

 

Ontario Health Teams

Hamilton among 1st cities to implement ‘health team’ under Ontario Health

Health minister announces first of 24 ‘Ontario Health Teams’

 

Healthcare

Former federal minister Jane Philpott takes on role with Indigenous group

Toronto kidney recipient celebrates 40-year anniversary

For Millennials Making Their Way, a Detour: To Caregiving

How much do doctors bill OHIP for services? Star database reveals figures for 30,000 physicians

 

Privacy and AI

The Potential And Pitfalls Of Google’s Healthcare Move

The Artificial Intelligence Industry and Global Challenges

Data Privacy Will Be The Most Important Issue In The Next Decade

Plastic surgeon filmed patients without consent, class action lawsuit alleges

Facial recognition in public spaces can be ‘so damaging’, privacy expert says

Someone stole your cell number? Acting fast is critical, this industry expert says

Ottawa mother’s quest for her late son’s passwords an unchartered legal road, says experts

 

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