An interview exploring a perspective on the current state of health information in Yukon.
Learn about how Yukon’s health information sector has responded to unique challenges, how the landscape has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what the immediate and longer term future may hold.
Diane McLeod-McKay was appointed as Yukon’s first full-time Ombudsman and Information and Privacy Commissioner in 2013. She also became Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner in 2015.
Previously, she served as Director of the Personal Information Protection Act for the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta. At the Calgary Health Region, she was responsible for legal services, information and privacy.
She also worked as an information, privacy and security consultant and lawyer in British Columbia. Her practice focused on advising the private, public and health sectors on access and privacy legislation. She has been called to the bar in British Columbia, Alberta and Yukon.
Lindsey lives and works in Whitehorse, Yukon. She is currently the quality assurance coordinator at Whitehorse General Hospital and is responsible for supporting the Yukon Hospital Corporation in maintaining a high level of quality in all hospital programs and services. Her position facilitates knowledge sharing and learning to ensure compliance with best practices, legislation and regulations, corporate policies and procedures, as well as patient safety standards. Lindsey’s past roles at Whitehorse General Hospital include registration and health records clerical and medical coding.