Archive (Tag: healthcare)
Wait! Protect that phi in your waiting room!
I think everyone has had the following experience. You’ve been sitting in you’re physician’s waiting room for 20 minutes. You’ve checked all of social media apps on your smart phone twice and none of the magazines on the table have attracted your attention. So you sit there quietly observing the sights and sounds around you. ... read more
Don’t do the wrong thing when trying to do the right thing
Those working in health professions understandably need to have high standards. When they observe a behavior of a colleague that is concerning or there are working conditions that impact patient care or safety, it is necessary to take steps to correct the situation. This can include raising concerns with a professional body or a union.... read more
Got HIPA Pain? We Can Help!
As you may know, part of our office’s function is to answer questions about The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA). We get questions from trustees on a weekly basis about HIPA, personal health information, access to information and privacy best practices. Our office is planning to start a webinar series to reply to these questions... read more
Closing a Practice
Back in 2011, this office issued an Advisory to address concerns we had at the time regarding abandoned patient records. That resource was titled, Advisory for Saskatchewan Trustees for Record Disposition. This office now again is looking to provide some advice to trustees that are winding up his or her practice as additional cases of... read more