August 6, 2019: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.

 

Bills

 

The Ontario Legislature has adjourned until October 28, 2019.

 

Proposed and Approved Regulations

 

No new and approved regulations of interest.

 

Ontario Newsroom

 

Ontario Taking Immediate Action to improve Long-Term Care System

 

DDO Blogs

 

Long-Term Care Home System Strained but Not Broken: Summary of the LTC Homes Inquiry Report

 

Articles of Interest

 

Ontario Health Teams

View the full list of teams: Ontario Health Teams web page.

 

Privacy

Capital One data breach hits about 6 million people in Canada, 100 million in US

Canada’s privacy commissioner opens investigation into Capital One data breach

 

Professionalism

Ontario doctor with history of fraud, misconduct resigns, will not practice in province again

Inside an Ontario fentanyl trafficking ring involving a doctor and a pharmacist

Toronto neurosurgeon who murdered wife to face disciplinary charges

Greed, betrayal and medical misconduct at North York General

 

AI

Will Artificial Intelligence improve health care for everyone?