January 18, 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.

 

Regulations

 

No new and approved regulations of interest.

 

Articles of Interest

 

Marijuana

Race on to partner with Ontario’s cannabis retail license winners

 

Health Care

Ford government poised to dissolve regional health agencies, sources say

Province eyeing creation of ‘super health agency.’ sources say

Opinion: Don’t harm CCO while restructuring health agencies

 

Professional Misconduct and Compliance

Alberta doctors exempt from mandatory AHS cultural sensitivity training

Doctor censured for ‘egregious’ failure to care for woman, 62

Nurse who stole opioids from Kitchener care home must be rehired, compensated

‘Greed is a powerful weapon'” Are illegal kickbacks in Ontario driving up the cost of your generic drugs?

 

Privacy

Ontario: Computer virus impacting medical records system at 21 Ontario hospitals

Woman says childhood sexual trauma details leaked in privacy breach

Information Commissioner, AG slam McNeil government over privacy ‘breach’

Live stream of baby taken by child services challenges privacy laws – but family feels empowered

 

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