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1/ As if the #opioid crisis and the pending #ONhealth ED collapse weren’t enough, @OntariosDoctors section on Addiction Medicine warning OAT clinics across Ontario could see service disruptions as of Dec 1, 2022 (ironically #internationalaids day)
2/ At issue is the implementation of the new virtual care codes which will slash fees for video consultations with new patients— patients in rural or remote areas without access to specialists are likely to be most impacted. #onpoli #onhealth
3/The irony is that #mentalhealth in #ontario was pioneering in establishing the virtual care capacity that got us through #covid. Many community-based #buprenorphine programs in rural and remote areas operated virtually prior to the pandemic, increasing #accessibility to OAT.
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In response to the pandemic, I have started providing gyne coverage in NWO (which required licensing in a second Canadian province). I've also been scheduled to provide locum coverage in Yukon this summer and have just completed the application process for licensing there. 1/...
The process for obtaining a license to practice medicine is long, onerous and expensive. The provinces and territories require the same documents proving the applicant is qualified to practice in Canada. For a Canadian citizen who completed training in Canada, this includes 2/...
med school transcripts, diplomas (Medical Doctorate), certification from the Medical Council of Canada (completion of med school and Canadian qualifying exams), and successful completion of residency training and fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons 3/...
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I still can't stop being amazed by the 1973 HEW Report, which recommended a US Federal Code for Fair Information Practice. Check this out - it recommended all those goodies that are currently a GDPR trademark, starting with having some sort of DPO in place 1/ :
Have data security measures in place and only share personal data with third parties after ensuring the third party has appropriate safeguards in place 2/
And it even recognized some sort of portability rights. Yes, #portability! 3/
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