The Privacy Landscape in Long Term Care (Webinar Series)

Members:  $88 each or sign up for all five sessions for only $390 (save $50) 
Non-Members:  $130 each or sign up for all five sessions for only $600 (save $50) 

Maintaining the privacy and security of health and personal information of your residents and staff are critical. Find out what you need to know with regard to privacy laws, breaches, privacy agreements, video surveillance and social media.

Webinar 100 – Understanding Privacy Laws in Long Term Care
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
10:00am – 12:00pm
The protection of personal health information and individual privacy is crucial in health care, but the long term care (LTC) environment presents special challenges when it comes to confidentiality. Learn how privacy laws impact your residents, staff and organization in this timely and relevant webinar. Participants will hear about how privacy laws relate to LTC homes, understand the rules within the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), and learn about roles and responsibilities of privacy officers in LTC homes.
Presenter: Mary Jane Dykeman, Partner, DDO Health Law

Webinar 200 – Privacy Breaches: Working with the IPC 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
10:00am – 11:30am
This session will delve into issues faced by LTC homes when there is a privacy breach. Participants will learn about the common causes of privacy breaches, how to manage and notify individuals of privacy breaches, what the expectations of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) of Ontario are around notification and reporting, and understanding the recent changes to health privacy legislation and amendments to the IPC’s code of procedure.
Presenter: Manuela DiRe, Director of Legal and General Counsel, Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) of Ontario

Webinar 300 – Privacy Agreements and Health Records 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
10:00am – 12:00pm
Homes and organizations signing on to any Electronic Health Record (EHR) system are required to sign privacy and security, as well as data sharing agreements. Learn the types of policies you need to have in place, as well as the rules and requirements to these agreements, and how to access, request and safeguard personal health information records in your home.
Presenter: Mary Jane Dykeman, Partner, DDO Health Law

Webinar 400 – Going on Camera: Video Surveillance in LTC 
Friday, September 29, 2017
10:00am – 12:00pm
Video surveillance poses significant challenges for LTC homes and its use invokes a mix of resident, staff, and organizational needs. This session discusses the law related to all types of surveillance (overt and covert) and shares practical tips, as well as a policy, from a member organization.
Presenters: Gerald J. Griffiths, Lawyer, Sherrard Kuzz LLP, Jane Sinclair, General Manager, Health and Emergency Services, The Corporation of the County of Simcoe

Webinar 500 – LTC in the Social Media Era: Privacy and Cyber-Liability

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
10:00am – 12:00pm
Social media presents opportunities and dilemmas for its appropriate use among residents, family and staff in LTC. Find out where the privacy line needs to be drawn, the responsibility of homes regarding implementation of social media-related policies, and hear from a risk management expert about tools to protect your home when it comes to digital information, cyber-liability and breaches on social media.
Presenter: Andrew Zabrovsky, Associate Lawyer, Hicks Morley, Toronto Office