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Reading time:5minutes Choosing Wisely Canada launched a campaign encouraging conversations between clinicians and seriously ill patients to avoid potentially harmful or overly aggressive tests and treatments.
Reading time:3minutes Dr. Whitmore observes the anniversary of the WHO declaring a global pandemic, and touches on our new quality program and the importance of balance between virtual and in-person care.
Reading time:3minutes The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) of Ontario developed new guidance, making it clear privacy obligations apply to virtual care as it does to in-person care.
Reading time:5minutes The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) recently published a bulletin sharing a number of leading practices that facilitate the safe administration of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Reading time:2minutes Following a consultation, Council approved revisions to its registration policies to reflect streamlined process changes, and bring increased clarity to applicants and the public.