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Privacy in your Practice. Why have Privacy breaches increased and what you should do?

Thursday, December 2nd 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Protecting patient privacy and confidentiality pertaining to medical records and health information is essential, and as a member of the practice team, you need to ensure that you adhere to legislation outlining privacy. Breaches of privacy have increased during COVID.

This privacy refresher presented by Angela Mason-Lynch from AVANT will cover some “real” examples of breaches of privacy, including:

• staff accessing records and using the information for a friend

• emails sent to the incorrect email address or an email address that was not approved

• mail sent with information about another patient being included

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