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Bill 74 – what does it really mean?

By Kathy O'Brien This blog delves into what Bill 74 will really mean for the Ontario health care system – what exactly is changing? What powers will ... Read more

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Health privacy update: complainant does not get two kicks at the can

By Kate Dewhirst In  decision 80  of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, the wife of a deceased patient was concerned that a hospital doctor ... Read more

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Using reason key when negotiating purchase agreements

Co-operation and the ability to find compromise are keys to crafting an efficient purchase agreement, Toronto health lawyer  Michael Gleeson tells  ... Read more

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Protocol for drug dependent health-care professionals a positive step

Ontario nursing professionals now have a confidential and secure way to address their drug and alcohol problems, Toronto health lawyer Lonny Rosen tells ... Read more

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Can patients trust you in the age of electronic privacy scandals?

By Kate Dewhirst In the last few years, the public has heard a lot of scary things about electronic privacy scandals. In 2017,  one company  admitted their ... Read more

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College of physicians overstepping its bounds: Shekter

The College of Physicians and Surgeons  of Ontario  ( CPSO )  rules on complaints that are outside its authority, says Toronto health lawyer Brooke ... Read more

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HPARB finds decision to caution unreasonable

By Elyse Sunshine and Lonny Rosen The Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (the Board) returned a matter to the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports ... Read more

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Eight do's and don'ts for performance reviews

It’s physician performance review season, and hospital leaders should make sure there are no surprises when they summarize the year’s successes and failures, ... Read more

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Injunctions an effective tool to tackle unauthorized practice

Court injunctions are a good alternative to prosecution for regulatory bodies attempting to stop unlicensed practitioners, Burlington health lawyer  Cathi Mietkiewicz ... Read more

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Surprise health inspections require immediate legal advice: Sunshine

Keeping documents and records in order will help regulated health professionals should they face a surprise inspection or audit, says Toronto health lawyer  Elyse Sunshine . ... Read more

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Be mindful of health professional/patient relationship boundaries

By Elyse Sunshine and Lonny Rosen A health professional is in a position of power and trust and must establish and maintain appropriate professional boundaries ... Read more

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Still time to get New Year's goals back on track, aligned: Dewhirst

January and February can be a discouraging time for law professionals, who might see the goals they set for their practices at the beginning of the year already slipping ... Read more

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Dykeman examines artificial intelligence, possibility, and law in health care

The intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and patient data opens new frontiers in health care but also comes with privacy concerns, Toronto health lawyer Mary Jane Dykeman ... Read more

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Avoid intimate relationships with patients, clients: Sunshine

A regulated health professional will have their certificate of registration revoked if they become involved in a sexual relationship with a patient or ... Read more

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Three steps to influence organizational culture in health care

By Kate Dewhirst What is culture? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, culture is the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that ... Read more

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Interpersonal difficulties with colleagues result in complaint, SCERP

By Lonny Rosen and Elyse Sunshine Workplaces, including those in a health care environment, often include a variety of personalities that are not always ... Read more

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O'Brien lays out bricks and mortar of procurement rules

Health-sector organizations need not be concerned about imposing their own strict procurement rules on purchases made by most of their sub-contractors, says Toronto health lawyer ... Read more

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Health law collisions: immigration law

By Kate Dewhirst Health law is a discipline that focuses on the legal issues in health care, on representing the interests of recipients of health services or health care ... Read more

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High-tech hospital procurements require more innovative process

As more hospitals rely on new innovations to provide patient care, there are special legal considerations around the procurement of these technologies, Toronto health lawyer ... Read more

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HPARB decision holds valuable lessons for dentists

By Elyse Sunshine and Lonny Rosen A recent decision  of the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (the Board) confirming a decision by the ... Read more

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