Matthew Cook


In Fall 2022, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) published a study it had funded on the privacy implications of direct-to-patient commercial virtual care platforms (VCPs) in Canada, technologies that allow healthcare practitioners to provide healthcare services to patients remotely. While the study does not constitute binding law or guidance, it is nonetheless noteworthy for operators of VCPs because (1) it identifies practices by commercial operators that the study describes as problematic…