Posts Tagged ‘ Health Research ’

Salmon-health dialogue shows why research transparency is a welcome approach

March 11, 2013

DFO finally grants top scientist permission to speak openly on her groundbreaking findings over salmon diseases globeandmail – British Columbia

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Craig McInnes: Health research scandal still shrouded in secrecy

December 16, 2012

As one of Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid’s first acts as minister of health, she confirmed a shocking piece of news broken in September by The Vancouver Sun. Jonathan Fowlie, legislative bureau chief, reported that in an unprecedented case, seven employees involved in drug research had been suspended in an investigation into the improper use of personal [...]

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Fired staffer fights back in B.C. research scandal

October 25, 2012
Fired staffer fights back in B.C. research scandal

Seven workers who were either fired or suspended in a health research scandal now no longer work for the government, but one of them is fighting back. CBC | British Columbia News

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Sixth person fired in alleged health privacy breach

October 24, 2012

The sixth person in an alleged privacy breach involving people’s medical records has been fired. A spokesman with B.C.’s health ministry confirms the employee has received a letter as such, but he wouldn’t provide any details. The seventh person implicated remains suspended. The incident surfaced earlier this year as an alleged misuse of medical data [...]

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B.C. restarts suspended health research at universities

September 20, 2012
B.C. restarts suspended health research at universities

The B.C. government has restarted some of the drug research projects that were stalled by an investigation into the illegal misuse of personal health records that saw five government employees fired. CBC | British Columbia News

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