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Cyberattacks on large healthcare organizations and health authorities across Canada continue to make news in 2019, proving that even an extensive security infrastructure cannot always prevent a cyberattack. A human defence is critical.
The Saegis Cybersecurity Solution was launched October 1, 2019! It provides tailored ongoing education and tools to empower clinics to protect patient data from a cyberattack.
Saegis and the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) are working together to engage physicians interested in being a part of a personal and professional development opportunity. The pilot of the MCC 360-Saegis Feedback and Coaching Program will be conducted in September 2019, and we are seeking 15 enthusiastic participants.
Advances in technology continue to shape the practice of medicine in Canada, and small- and medium-sized clinics are at the forefront of this evolution.
As Saegis approaches its two-year anniversary, Margaret Hanlon-Bell, CEO, and Dr. Tom Lloyd, Director of the Saegis Safety Institute, reflect on why the CMPA created Saegis, where our efforts are focused, and new programs in the making.
Saegis is pleased to welcome Margaret Hanlon-Bell as our new CEO, effective January 28, 2019. Margaret has over 25 years of experience and demonstrated success as both a healthcare professional and a senior business leader in the healthcare sector within North America.
Greg Price was a 31-year-old Alberta engineer who loved baseball, flying his plane, and spending time with his family. He died in May of 2012 of complications from surgery for testicular cancer. Greg’s family is sharing their story to help others facing obstacles in continuity of care.
To blame is human. When things don’t go as expected and a patient experiences harm from healthcare or the progression of their disease, uncertainty, personal biases, and the fear of repercussions can make it difficult for team members to share accountability and handle the situation effectively. Concerns surrounding blame also represent a significant barrier to appropriately disclosing unexpected outcomes.
The Clinical Communication Program (CCP) is a highly intensive, 6-month interpersonal skills training program which greatly enhances doctor-patient communication and reduces the risk of litigation or complaint.
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