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‘Best efforts’ in a contract means what?

By Kathy O'Brien Have you ever signed a contract that imposed an obligation on you to make “best efforts” to achieve something (like obtain a landlord’s ... Read more

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Avoiding the pitfalls of a problematic AGM

With health-care organizations holding their annual general meetings (AGM) typically between May and July, it’s important they consider how to present it ... Read more

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Hospital boards and professional staff credentialing

By Kate Dewhirst As you may know, the Auditor General released a report criticizing the  Public Hospitals Act  professional staff appointment appeals process for ... Read more

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Health professionals should take own notes with challenging patients

By Lonny Rosen   & Elyse Sunshine This matter  before the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (the Board) provides guidance on when a health ... Read more

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Hospital obligations around a physician's fitness to practise

Hospitals can avoid serious legal repercussions by establishing clear policies to deal with physicians whose fitness to practise is compromised by mental or physical ... Read more

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Failure to complete remediation program results in discipline

By Lonny Rosen  and  Elyse Sunshine Health professionals should be mindful that if the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (ICRC) of their College orders ... Read more

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Three legal questions every clinician should know how to answer

By Kate Dewhirst If you are a practicing clinician (nurse, doctor, dentist, midwife, psychologist, OT, PT, social worker etc.) there are three legal questions you should ... Read more

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Physician's story of addiction a cautionary tale for health professionals

An Ontario physician's story of addiction, criminal conviction and job loss serves as a warning to   health professionals that they can lose their career if they ... Read more

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For now, all doctors required to follow assisted dying legislation

Although doctors who are morally opposed to medical assistance in dying may feel caught between the law and their rights under the Charter, they are currently required to follow ... Read more

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Michael Gleeson a new partner at DDO Health Law

Toronto health lawyer Michael Gleeson is now a partner at the boutique firm DDO Health Law . “I’m really enjoying my time here — law firm partners Mary ... Read more

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CBA Health Summit ‘premier' conference for health lawyers

The Canadian Bar Association's (CBA) Sixth Biennial National Health Law Summit  offers lawyers the opportunity to learn from some of the country's key players in the field, ... Read more

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Binding arbitration and Ontario's physicians: words matter

By Tracey Tremayne-Lloyd I read with interest responses   from the lawyers representing the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) to my article on the arbitration ... Read more

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Four business lessons I learned from Elton John’s Oscar party

By Kate Dewhirst Oh, you read that right. I went to Elton John’s Oscar party in Los Angeles a few weeks ago. Want to know how I got there? You can read the back ... Read more

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Dykeman joins forces with marketing gurus for UltimateAttorney.com launch

Toronto health lawyer  Mary Jane Dykeman  is part of a unique collaboration that has launched  UltimateAttorney.com , an online coaching and e-learning ... Read more

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Rosen, Dykeman to co-chair health-care privacy, information management program

Toronto health lawyers  Lonny Rosen  and Mary Jane Dykeman will co-chair and share their insights at the ‘2017 Legal Guide to Privacy & Information ... Read more

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IPC decisions inform health providers about medical record issue

Five recent decisions from Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) are throwing light on the hot issue of how health-care providers should best respond to ... Read more

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Rosen, Sunshine to present at MedTalks

Toronto health lawyers  Lonny Rosen  and  Elyse Sunshine , partners with Rosen Sunshine LLP , will share their insights as part of the upcoming MedTalks: Key ... Read more

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Health professionals must exercise caution in legal proceedings

By Lonny Rosen   & Elyse Sunshine The decision of  JK v. BJH  2016 CanLII 85163 (ON HPARB)  reminds health professionals to be very careful when ... Read more

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What FHT board members need to know about risk, statutory compliance

By Kate Dewhirst Hello? Are you still there? This is not the most exciting topic in the universe – I know. But, it is really important. Risks There are ... Read more

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What's in a name: the doctors' dispute and arbitration

Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-term Care is pushing for its protracted dispute with physicians over how they are paid to move to binding interest arbitration, but ... Read more

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