HIROC has the pulse on what’s new and trending. Our aim is to share your knowledge and best practices with subscribers across Canada. Our news is tailored for you, to help inspire you to move the dial on healthcare safety.

Preparing for Winter

Strategies to avoid or reduce the impact of common property claims in winter

Helping the Helpers

Rocky Prosser on keeping staff, patients and facilities safe at Kingston Health Sciences Centre

How to Move Ahead After a Data Breach

Over the last few months, hundreds of thousands of Canadians have had their personal information stolen or exposed online. This year, in particular, several multinational organizations discovered and reported data breaches involving the personal information of Canadians (e.g. Capital One SIN no. breach, Desjardins breach). While these organizations had significant resources dedicated to protecting themselves against such breaches, they were not immune. 

Windows 7 Support to End on January 14, 2020

As your trusted healthcare safety advisor, we wanted to bring an important software issue to your attention. This article is intended to raise awareness of an upcoming deadline for Windows 7

We encourage you to share this article with anyone at your organization who oversees technology and security.