Healthcare providers, owners, and privacy officers hear about big privacy breaches on the news and they hope it won’t happen to them. It keeps them up at night…because they know that properly preventing or managing a privacy breach is critical to the continued success of their business!
Now, in Alberta, we need to ensure that we are prepared for the new mandatory privacy breach reporting that took effect on August 31, 2018.
In this podcast episode, Jean Eaton will share with you
- What is a privacy breach
- Why a privacy breach is a significant problem
- Lessons learned in the first 4 months of mandatory notification
- 5 categories of notification triggers
- Offence and penalty provisions of the HIA
Podcast Sponsor – Understanding Privacy Breach Notification
- We show you the breach events that require notification
- How to prevent notification errors
- Avoid fines up to $50,000 by following the advice in this report
Recorded Monday, January 28, 2019
00:30 Is this a privacy breach?
02:30 Introduce Jean Eaton
04:57 Privacy Rights
06:22 What is a Privacy Breach?
07:12 Personal Information
08:24 Why is a Privacy Breach Significant?
10:29 Why Mandatory Notification?
11:46 Risk of Harm
13:02 Errors Happen
13:38 Biggest Mistake
13:53 First 4 Months of Mandatory Privacy Breach Notification
15:44 Categories of Breaches
17:22 Types of Privacy Breaches
21:02 5 Mandatory Notification Categories Triggers
21:42 1. Has Been Accessed or Disclosed
22:56 2. Has Been Mis-used or Will be Mis-used
23:57 3. Identity Theft or Fraud
24:39 4. Embarrassment, Physical, Mental, or Financial Harm
24:59 5. Adversely Affect Health Services
26:08 Other Triggers
27:00 Record Each Privacy Breach
27:59 Who Must You Notify?
32:15 Second Biggest Mistake
32:25 Privacy Breach Management Program
33:31 E-book Understanding Privacy Breach Notification
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