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New Mandatory Regulations Require Hospitals To Report Serious Adverse Drug Reactions And Medical Device Incidents
Drugs and medical devices are integral parts of the Canadian health care system, used by many to treat and prevent a variety of conditions.
Canada
9 Aug 2019
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Changes To Health Canada Licensing Application Requirements
Modifications to Health Canada's licensing application requirements represent a significant new burden to hopeful license applicants.
Canada
1 Aug 2019
3
Data Breach Response And Notification – One Size Doesn't Fit All
Data breaches, in particular those involving personal information and sensitive personal information
Canada
4 Jan 2019
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Court Of Appeal Confirms That Physicians Are Statute-Barred From Claiming For Damages Arising From Hospital Decision To Cease Providing A Service
On Friday, November 2, 2018, the Ontario Court of Appeal, in Beattie v Women's College Hospital, upheld a lower court decision to dismiss a civil claim for damages made by two physicians.
Canada
21 Nov 2018
5
Annual Returns Due Date Approaching For Ontario Health Service Providers - September 11, 2018
Under the Corporations Information Act (Ontario), corporations are required to file an Annual Return with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services.
Canada
13 Sep 2018
6
Do You Have A Duty To Report A Medically Unfit Driver? New Reporting Requirements In Effect
After 40 years without change, amendments to the medical and vision reporting requirements under Ontario's Highway Traffic Act ("HTA") are in effect.
Canada
2 Sep 2018
7
Court Affirms Physician Requirements To Provide Effective Referrals For MAID
On January 31, 2018, the Ontario Divisional Court affirmed that "conscientiously objecting" physicians can be required to provide emergency care and referrals relating to medical services ...
Canada
15 May 2018
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Medical Marijuana And Benefit Plan Coverage
As discussed at our April A.M. Pension webinar, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Canadian Elevator Industry Welfare Trust Fund v. Skinner.
Canada
3 May 2018
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The Not So Reasonable Cost Of Medical Documents
One of the biggest pet peeves I have working in this industry is receiving, in my opinion, ludicrous requests from practitioners relating to the cost of obtaining medical records in their custody.
Canada
13 Apr 2018
10
Public Hospital Advisory: New Accountability Agreement For Hospitals (H-SAA)
Pursuant to the Local Health Services Integration Act ("LHSIA"), hospitals receive operational funding through Hospital Service Accountability Agreements ("H-SAA").
Canada
22 Feb 2018
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Strengthening Quality And Accountability For Patients Act, 2017 Becomes Law In Ontario
The stated intention of this legislation is to strengthen transparency and increase patient trust in the health care system.
Canada
17 Jan 2018
12
The LAT CAT's First Life
The LAT CAT is now out of the bag with the recent release of one of the Licence Appeal Tribunal's most comprehensive CAT decisions in A.R. v. Allstate (Tribunal File No. 16-003415, January 5, 2018).
Canada
16 Jan 2018
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Recent Trial Decision Discusses Calls For Bids vs RFPs
On September 18, 2017, the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan handed down its decision in Saskatoon Surgicentre Inc. v. Saskatoon Regional Health Authority.
Canada
21 Nov 2017
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Public Hospital Advisory: Hospital Naming Directive Now Effective
On October 12, 2017, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (the "Ministry") issued a Hospital Naming Directive (the "Naming Directive")...
Canada
1 Nov 2017
15
Are Your Professional Staff Rules And Regulations Up To Date?
Autumn is an excellent time for hospitals to review and update their Professional Staff Rules and Regulations ("Rules and Regulations").
Canada
10 Oct 2017
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Mandatory Notification Requirements Under PHIPA In Force October 1, 2017
As set out in our previous Health Communiqué, amendments to the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) require mandatory notification to the Information and Privacy...
Canada
3 Oct 2017
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The Times They Are A Changing – The Evolution Of Insurance Coverage For Medical Marijuana
As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love (1967-2017), listening to vinyl/download versions of Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead, it is clear some aspects...
Canada
8 Aug 2017
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Top Five Challenges In Motorcycle Accident Claims
Motorcycle season is in full swing, and thousands of avid bikers are enjoying the warm air and dry pavement. But when motorcyclists are injured in accidents, the consequences can be devastating.
Canada
17 Jul 2017
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Mandatory Notice Requirements Under PHIPA And Public Consultation On Proposed Regulation Regarding Notices To The Commissioner
The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) has always strongly encouraged health information custodians (HICs) to report privacy breaches to its office...
Canada
24 Apr 2017
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Stakeholder Consultation On Regulatory Changes To Expand CPSO Oversight Of Fertility Services
There is an exception for facilities that only provide counselling or referrals for these procedures.
Canada
27 Mar 2017
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