Protect Your Practice
Why a Netcare PIA Doesn’t Protect Your Practice

Why a Netcare PIA Doesn’t Protect Your Practice

July 11, 2019

What you’ll hear on this episode of Protect Your Practice.

  • What is a Netcare PIA really
  • Understanding your risk and level of compliance with a Netcare PIA
  • Privacy laws do not discriminate, neither can we
  • Compliance by design: creating & sustaining a culture of privacy 

Meet Our Expert Guests

  • Rohit Joshi, CEO of Brightsquid Secure Communications Corp. Rohit has been working in software and digital security in North America for over 20 years. He is a privacy specialist, expert speaker, and lawyer with an extensive background in technology and compliance law.
  • Ingrid Ruys, Privacy Officer and owner of RJK General Services Ltd. With over 30 years of experience working in privacy in Alberta and beyond, Ingrid is a leading authority on privacy, security, IT, and compliance.
  • Feisal Keshavjee, Board Chair of Canadian College of Health Leaders. Feisal is the Chair of the Canadian College of Health Leaders with decades of experience managing the advancement of healthcare in senior and executive levels at several organizations. 

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Confronting Internal & External Breach Threats

Confronting Internal & External Breach Threats

July 4, 2019

 

What you’ll hear on this episode of Protect Your Practice.

  • What does curiosity have to do with patient safety?
  • Understanding collection, use, and disclosure regulations in your clinic
  • Why prevention is better than cure when dealing with cyber threats

Breaches Mentioned

  • Breach #1: Clinic staff looked up all female members of church community in Netcare
  • Breach #2: Clinic loses 90% of patient data after suffering a ransomware attack
  • Breach #3: Clinic website infected by ransomware 

Meet Our Expert Guests

  • Rohit Joshi, CEO of Brightsquid Secure Communications Corp. Rohit has been working in software and digital security in North America for over 20 years. He is a privacy specialist, expert speaker, and lawyer with an extensive background in technology and compliance law.
  • Ingrid Ruys, Privacy Officer and owner of RJK General Services Ltd. With over 30 years of experience working in privacy in Alberta and beyond, Ingrid is a leading authority on privacy, security, IT, and compliance.
  • Pierre Fournier, the Dentist Advisor. With a combined 15 years of past business experience and over 18 years of wealth management skills, Pierre helps healthcare professionals with financial/business planning and risk management. 

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House Arrest in a Breach Sentence: What’s The Worst That Can Happen?

House Arrest in a Breach Sentence: What’s The Worst That Can Happen?

June 27, 2019

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What you’ll hear on this episode of Protect Your Practice.

  • The legal ramifications of a data breach
  • Dispelling misconceptions about Netcare PIAs 
  • Exposing vulnerabilities: the fight to secure clinics from hackers

Breaches Mentioned

Meet Our Expert Guests

  • Rohit Joshi, CEO of Brightsquid Secure Communications Corp. Rohit has been working in software and digital security in North America for over 20 years. He is a privacy specialist, expert speaker, and lawyer with an extensive background in technology and compliance law.
  • Ingrid Ruys, Privacy Officer and owner of RJK General Services Ltd. With over 30 years of experience working in privacy in Alberta and beyond, Ingrid is a leading authority on privacy, security, IT, and compliance.
  • Pierre Fournier, the Dentist Advisor. With a combined 15 years of past business experience and over 18 years of wealth management skills, Pierre helps healthcare professionals with financial/business planning and risk management. 

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Reputational Risk Management: Are You Prepared for the Crisis of a Breach?

Reputational Risk Management: Are You Prepared for the Crisis of a Breach?

June 20, 2019

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What you’ll hear on this episode of Protect Your Practice.

  • Faxing missteps: the reputational risk to healthcare providers
  • Learn from your mistakes, don't repeat them
  • Will the public forgive your clinic if you fail to protect patient data?

Breaches Mentioned

Meet Our Expert Guests

  • Rohit Joshi, CEO of Brightsquid Secure Communications Corp. Rohit has been working in software and digital security in North America for over 20 years. He is a privacy specialist, expert speaker, and lawyer with an extensive background in technology and compliance law.
  • Ingrid Ruys, Privacy Officer and owner of RJK General Services Ltd. With over 30 years of experience working in privacy in Alberta and beyond, Ingrid is a leading authority on privacy, security, IT, and compliance.
  • Kathryn Kolaczek, Communications Specialist and CEO at Alchemy Communications Inc. Communications expert, Kathryn specializes in business and product launches, digital marketing strategy, PR, brand integration, and crisis management.

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When is Snooping Snooping: Do You Actually Have Access to Those Records?

When is Snooping Snooping: Do You Actually Have Access to Those Records?

June 13, 2019

What you’ll hear on this episode of Protect Your Practice.

  • Understanding your legal rights to accessing patient records on a 'need-to-know' basis
  • Maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality 
  • Keeping your clinic out of the evening news

Breaches Mentioned

Meet Our Expert Guests

  • Rohit Joshi, CEO of Brightsquid Secure Communications Corp. Rohit has been working in software and digital security in North America for over 20 years. He is a privacy specialist, expert speaker, and lawyer with an extensive background in technology and compliance law.
  • Ingrid Ruys, Privacy Officer and owner of RJK General Services Ltd. With over 30 years of experience working in privacy in Alberta and beyond, Ingrid is a leading authority on privacy, security, IT, and compliance.
  • Kathryn Kolaczek, Communications Specialist and CEO at Alchemy Communications Inc. Communications expert, Kathryn specializes in business and product launches, digital marketing strategy, PR, brand integration, and crisis management.

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The Dreaded Ransomware

The Dreaded Ransomware

June 6, 2019

What you’ll hear on this episode of Protect Your Practice.

  • Ransomware: what is it and how does it work?
  • Understanding the true, hidden costs of ransomware attacks
  • How to prevent & detect malware 

Breaches Mentioned

Meet Our Expert Guests

  • Rohit Joshi, CEO of Brightsquid Secure Communications Corp. Rohit has been working in software and digital security in North America for over 20 years. He is a privacy specialist, expert speaker, and lawyer with an extensive background in technology and compliance law.
  • Valerie Fleisch, Privacy Team Lead at Brightsquid, PhD, and privacy process expert.
  • Jen Kreiner, Privacy Advisor at Brightsquid with years of experience writing Privacy Impact Assessments for clinics.

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Your Privacy is Public

Your Privacy is Public

May 30, 2019

What you’ll hear on this episode of Protect Your Practice.

  • Securely storing patient information (inside & outside the clinic)
  • De-identified health information: what, how and why?
  • The new reality of mandatory breach reporting 

Breaches Mentioned

  • Breach #1: Specimen stolen from vandalized vehicle 
  • Breach #2: A garage break-in
  • Breach #3: Personal information disclosed to family member

Meet Our Expert Guests

  • Rohit Joshi, CEO of Brightsquid Secure Communications Corp. Rohit has been working in software and digital security in North America for over 20 years. He is a privacy specialist, expert speaker, and lawyer with an extensive background in technology and compliance law.
  • Valerie Fleisch, Privacy Team Lead at Brightsquid, PhD, and privacy process expert.
  • Jen Kreiner, Privacy Advisor at Brightsquid with years of experience writing Privacy Impact Assessments for clinics.

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Why Privacy Compliance Matters To You

Why Privacy Compliance Matters To You

May 23, 2019

 

What you’ll hear on this episode of Protect Your Practice.

  • Why compliance matters to clinics 
  • The importance of proper policies and procedures
  • How to stay ahead of privacy threats 

Breaches Mentioned

Meet Our Expert Guests

  • Rohit Joshi, CEO of Brightsquid Secure Communications Corp. Rohit has been working in software and digital security in North America for over 20 years. He is a privacy specialist, expert speaker, and lawyer with an extensive background in technology and compliance law.
  • Valerie Fleisch, Privacy Team Lead at Brightsquid, PhD, and privacy process expert.
  • Jen Kreiner, Privacy Advisor at Brightsquid with years of experience writing Privacy Impact Assessments for clinics.

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When Breaches Lead to Lawsuits

When Breaches Lead to Lawsuits

May 14, 2019

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What you’ll hear on this episode of Protect Your Practice. 

  • What is the worst-case scenario of a privacy breach?
  • How to plan for a breach
  • Managing vendor relationships
  • The (not so) hidden dangers of email

Breaches Mentioned 

Meet Our Expert Guests 

  • Rohit Joshi, CEO of Brightsquid Secure Communications Corp. Rohit has been working in software and digital security in North America for over 20 years. He is a privacy specialist, expert speaker, and lawyer with an extensive background in technology and compliance law.
  • Valerie Fleisch, Privacy Team Lead at Brightsquid, PhD, and privacy process expert.
  • Jen Kreiner, Privacy Advisor at Brightsquid with years of experience writing Privacy Impact Assessments for clinics.

Connect with Brightsquid 

Subscribe to Protect Your Practice on iTunesGoogle Podcasts, or Spotify