Limits on Physician Access to Hospital Records Even in the Face of Malpractice Litigation

Limits on Physician Access to Hospital Records Even in the Face of Malpractice Litigation

by Mina Karabit November 29, 2023 5 min read

Physicians should not access hospital records, even to defend malpractice litigation.
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Proposed Regulatory Changes for Out-Of-Province Regulated Health Professionals

Proposed Regulatory Changes for Out-Of-Province Regulated Health Professionals

by Victoria Tremblett July 13, 2023 2 min read

Proposed regulatory changes to permit nurses, physician, and medical laboratory technologists registered in another Canadian jurisdiction to practice in Ontario temporarily without registration.
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No Damages for Persistent Feelings of Frustration and Anger

No Damages for Persistent Feelings of Frustration and Anger

by Mina Karabit July 10, 2023 4 min read

Persistent feelings of frustration and anger, without more, are not a compensable mental or psychological injury.
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The Expansion of Biosimilar Drugs for Ontarians

The Expansion of Biosimilar Drugs for Ontarians

by Mina Karabit June 22, 2023 3 min read

Ontario is expanding the availability of biosimilar drugs and healthcare providers are expected to transition patients
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Motions for Security for Costs

Motions for Security for Costs

by Victoria Tremblett May 12, 2023 5 min read

If a plaintiff does not reside in Ontario or there is good reason to believe has insufficient assets in Ontario, a defendant may move for security for costs.
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A Precarious Future for Virtual Care in Ontario

A Precarious Future for Virtual Care in Ontario

by Mina Karabit May 10, 2023 3 min read

Virtual Care in Ontario expanded during the pandemic, but recent funding cuts threaten this new model of care, creating a precarious future.
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Reducing Barriers for US-trained Physicians to Practice in Ontario

Reducing Barriers for US-trained Physicians to Practice in Ontario

by Mina Karabit March 25, 2023 2 min read

The CPSO is considering changes to its registration policy to reduce barriers for US-trained physicians to practice in Ontario.
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Delay of Eligibility for MAID for Persons Suffering Solely from Mental Illness

Delay of Eligibility for MAID for Persons Suffering Solely from Mental Illness

by Mina Karabit March 23, 2023 2 min read

Individuals with mental illness as the sole condition will not be eligible for MAID in Canada before March 2024.
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Proposed Legislative Amendments Would Permit PSWs to Administer Medication in Long-Term Care Facilities

Proposed Legislative Amendments Would Permit PSWs to Administer Medication in Long-Term Care Facilities

by Victoria Tremblett March 21, 2023 2 min read

Proposed amendments would allow specified PSWs to administer medication to residents in long-term care when authorized by a member of the registered staff.

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