Part 8 of our series on Best Practices
- What are the implications for private medical clinics in British Columbia?
- If I know that my clinic only has to be compliant with PIPA, do I need to report a breach?
An update to Part 5 of our series on Best Practices
The Doctors Technology Office sounded the alarm that ransomware "is spreading like the plague. Healthcare organizations must know that they ARE a target and will be attacked.". This post covers:
- key information about the evolving and increasingly sophisticated nature of ransomware
- what your clinic can do to decrease the chances of being attacked, and help recover from it, should this occur.
Part 3 of our series on Best Practices
- 12 recommendations that arose from an audit of a medical clinic by the BC Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC).
Part 2 of our series on Best Practices
- Put someone in charge.
- Once you have done that, here are 10 practical steps to help clinicians comply with privacy legislation.
Part 1 of our series on Best Practices
We are complicated creatures of habit. We tend to do things, more or less, because that’s the way we have always done them. Your patient’s confidential information may be put at risk simply because staff may not be aware of what they must do.