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Privacy and Security Issues in Virtual Care and Hacking Case Study

Stream 3: Digital Awareness for Clinics

Expanding on the preceding Medico-Legal Update, this session is designed to provide an overview of essential privacy and security concepts. The presentation will address:

• Key privacy policies and laws, and their application to healthcare;

• Key privacy policies and laws, and their application to healthcare;

• Cybersecurity best practices; and

• Privacy breach management and reporting.

In addition, attendees will benefit from a personal case study, presented by Dr. Artur Gevorgyan, regarding the threats posed by hackers. Dr. Gevorgyan was a victim of a recent cyberattack and will share his lessons learned from the experience.

The session will conclude with a brief explanation of cyber liability insurance, led by a representative from OMA Insurance.

Presented by Dr. Artur Gevorgyan and OntarioMD Chief Privacy Officer and General Counsel, Ariane Siegel

Dr. Gevorgyan is an Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon, practicing in Oshawa, ON. He graduated from Yerevan State Medical University in Armenia in 2001. He was briefly a resident physician in Armenia before moving to Canada. He has worked as a Research Fellow, while doing a Master’s degree at the University of Toronto and the Hospital in Sick Children. He subsequently trained in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto, which was followed by a fellowship in Advanced Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He has been a staff surgeon at Lakeridge Health since 2013, and the Head of the Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery since 2018. Dr. Gevorgyan’s practice focuses on general otolaryngology and rhinology. He is a Vice-Chair and Secretary-Treasurer of OMA Section on Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and a District 6, Durham country delegate. His interests include medical leadership, road cycling and cybersecurity.

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Sep 30 2021


10:35 am - 11:00 am


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