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Hart, Michael Frederick

CPSO#: 94570

MEMBER STATUS
Active Member as of 25 Sep 2020
CPSO REGISTRATION CLASS
Restricted as of 23 Jan 2019

Summary

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Former Name: No Former Name

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken: English, French

Education:Saba University School of Medicine, 2010

Practice Information

Primary Location of Practice
642 Richmond Street
London ON  N6A 3G6
Phone: (226) 700-9739
Fax: 866-893-6727 Electoral District: 02

Additional Practice Location(s)

360 Queenston Rd
Hamilton ON  L8K 1H9
Canada
Phone: 905-545-9999
Fax: 905-545-3450
County: Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth
Electoral District: 04

Professional Corporation Information


Corporation Name: Michael Hart Medicine Professional Corporation
Certificate of Authorization Status: Issued Date:  Aug 28 2013

Shareholders:
Dr. M. Hart ( CPSO# 94570 )

Business Address:
642 Richmond Street
London ON  N6A 3G6
Phone Number: (226) 700-9739

Medical Records Location

Address: Record Storage and Retrieval Services Tel: 1-888-563-3732 Fax: 416-398-5932
Instructions: Patients seeking a copy/transfer of their medical record can contact Record Storage and Retrieval Services
Date Received: 19 Jul 2017

Specialties

Specialty Issued On Type
No Speciality Reported

Postgraduate Training

Please note: This information may not be a complete record of postgraduate training.



Western University, 26 Oct 2010 to 18 Jan 2011
AVP - Family Medicine

Western University, 19 Jan 2011 to 25 Oct 2011
PostGrad Yr 1 - Family Medicine

Western University, 26 Oct 2011 to 25 Oct 2012
PostGrad Yr 2 - Family Medicine

Registration History

Action Issue Date
First certificate of registration issued: Pre Entry Assessment Program Certificate Effective: 25 Oct 2010
Transfer of class of registration to: Postgraduate Education Certificate Effective: 19 Jan 2011
Expired: Terms and conditions of certificate of registration Expiry: 25 Oct 2012
Subsequent certificate of registration issued: Restricted certificate Effective: 25 Mar 2013
Expired: Terms and conditions imposed on certificate by Registration Committee Effective: 26 Jul 2013
Subsequent certificate of registration Issued: Independent Practice Certificate Effective: 26 Jul 2013
Transfer of class of certificate to: Restricted certificate Effective: 23 Jan 2019
Terms and conditions imposed on certificate by member Effective: 23 Jan 2019
Terms and conditions amended by member Effective: 25 Sep 2020

Practice Restrictions

Imposed By Effective Date Expiry Date Status
member Effective: 25 Sep 2020 Active
 As from September 25, 2020, the following are imposed as terms, conditions and limitations on the certificate of registration held by Dr. Michael Frederick Hart in accordance with an undertaking and consent given by Dr. Hart to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario:

UNDERTAKING, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND CONSENT 
("Undertaking")

of

DR. MICHAEL FREDERICK HART
("Dr. Hart")

to 

COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF ONTARIO
(the "College")

A.	PREAMBLE

(1)	In this Undertaking:
"Code" means the Health Professions Procedural Code, which is Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 18, as amended; 

"ICR Committee" means the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee of the College;

"NMS" means the Drug Program Services Branch, the Narcotics Monitoring System implemented under the Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010;

"OHIP" means the Ontario Health Insurance Plan;

"Public Register" means the College's register that is available to the public.

(2)	I, Dr. Hart, certificate of registration number 94570, am a member of the College. 
 
(3)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that following a College investigation into whether I engaged in professional misconduct and/or am incompetent in my prescribing practices, I underwent remediation and submitted to a reassessment of my practice. The reassessment report subsequently received by the College raised concerns about my standard of practice in prescribing and medical record-keeping.

B.	UNDERTAKING

(4)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake to abide by the provisions of this Undertaking, effective immediately.

(5)	Clinical Supervision 

(a)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake to practise under the guidance of a clinical supervisor or clinical supervisors acceptable to the College (the "Clinical Supervisor" or "Clinical Supervisors"), for three (3) months ("Clinical Supervision"). 

(b)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that I have reviewed the Clinical Supervisor's undertaking, attached hereto as Appendix "A", and understand what is required of the Clinical Supervisor. The Clinical Supervisor will, at minimum: 

(i)	Facilitate the education program set out in the Individualized Education Plan ("IEP"), attached hereto as Appendix "B";

(ii)	Review the materials provided by the College and have an initial meeting to discuss the objectives for the Clinical 
Supervision and practice improvement recommendations;

(iii)	Meet with me at my Practice Location, or another location approved by the College, once every month;

(iv)	Review at least fifteen (15) of my patient charts at every meeting;

(v)	Discuss any concerns arising from the chart reviews;

(vi)	Make recommendations to me for practice improvements and ongoing professional development and inquire into my compliance with the recommendations; 

(vii)	Perform any other duties, such as reviewing other documents or conducting interviews with staff or colleagues, that the Clinical Supervisor deems necessary to my Clinical Supervision; and

(viii)	Submit a written report to the College at the conclusion of the Clinical Supervision, or earlier if the Clinical Supervisor has concerns about my standard of practice.

(c)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that the charts reviewed shall be selected by the Clinical Supervisor based on the educational needs identified in the IEP, attached hereto as Appendix "B", as well as the areas of concern identified in the reports of the assessor dated May 22, 2020, June 25, 2020, and July 20, 2020 and concerns that may arise during the period of Clinical Supervision.

(d)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake to cooperate fully with the Clinical Supervision of my practice, conducted under the term of this Undertaking and Appendix "A" to this Undertaking, and to abide by the recommendations of my Clinical Supervisor, including but not limited to, any recommended practice improvements and ongoing professional development.

(e)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake to ensure that Appendix "A" to this Undertaking is signed and delivered to the College within thirty (30) days of the date I execute this Undertaking.

(f)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake that if a person who has given an undertaking in Appendix "A" to this Undertaking is unable or unwilling to continue to fulfill its provisions, I shall, within twenty (20) days of receiving notice of same, obtain an executed undertaking in the same form from a similarly qualified person who is acceptable to the College and ensure that it is delivered to the College within that time.

(g)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake that if I am unable to obtain a Clinical Supervisor on the provisions set out under sections (5)(e) and/or (f) above, I will cease practising medicine until such time as I have obtained a Clinical Supervisor acceptable to the College.  

(h)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that if I am required to cease practise as a result of section (5)(g) above this will constitute a term, condition or limitation on my certificate of registration and that term, condition or limitation will be included on the public register.

(6)	Professional Education  

(a)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake to participate in and successfully complete all aspects of the detailed IEP, attached hereto as Appendix "B", including all of the following professional education (the "Professional Education"):

(i)	Documentation: Principles of Medical Record Keeping e-module, CMPA;

(ii)	Review, reflection, and discussion with the Clinical Supervisor of College Policies:

1.	Medical Records Management;

2.	Medical Records Documentation; and 

(iii)	any additional professional education recommended by my Clinical Supervisor.

(b)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake to provide proof to the College of my successful completion of the Professional Education, including proof of registration and attendance and participant assessment reports, within one (1) month of completing it. I acknowledge that the College will determine, in its sole discretion, whether I have successfully completed the Professional Education.

(c)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake to complete this requirement within three (3) months or, if no satisfactory program is available by that time, by the first possible opportunity thereafter.

(d)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that a report or reports may be provided to the College regarding my progress and compliance with the Professional Education.

(e)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that if any of the programs listed above become unavailable, substitution requests will be reviewed by the College and the College will determine in its sole discretion whether substitution is appropriate.

(7)	Reassessment of Practice

(a)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake that, approximately six (6) months after the completion of the Clinical Supervision set out in section (5) above and Appendix "A" to this Undertaking, and the completion of the Professional Education set out in section (6) above, I will submit to a reassessment of my practice ("the Reassessment") by an assessor or assessors selected by the College (the "Assessor" or "Assessors").  I acknowledge that the Reassessment may include a chart review of a minimum of fifteen (15) charts, direct observation of my care, interviews with me, colleagues and co-workers, feedback from patients, and any other tools deemed necessary by the College.

(b)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake to co-operate fully with the Reassessment, conducted under the term of this Undertaking. 

(c)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that my Clinical Supervisor may receive and review the findings of the Assessor, and may discuss with the Assessor any issues or concerns arising from the Reassessment. 

(d)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that the results of the Reassessment will be provided to me and reported to the College and the Reassessment may form the basis of further action by the College. 

(8)	Monitoring 

(a)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake to inform the College of each and every location at which I practise or have privileges, including, but not limited to, any hospitals, clinics, offices, and any Independent Health Facilities with which I am affiliated, in any jurisdiction (collectively my "Practice Location" or "Practice Locations"), within five (5) days of executing this Undertaking.  Going forward, I further undertake to inform the College of any and all new Practice Locations within five (5) days of commencing practice at that location.

(b)	I, Dr. Hart, undertake that I will submit to, and not interfere with, unannounced inspections of my Practice Locations and patient records by a College representative for the purposes of monitoring my compliance with the provisions of this Undertaking.

(c)	I, Dr. Hart, give my irrevocable consent to the College to make appropriate enquiries of OHIP, NMS and/or any person who or institution that may have relevant information, in order for the College to monitor my compliance with the provisions of this Undertaking. 

(d)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that I have executed the OHIP and NMS consent forms, attached hereto as Appendix "C" and Appendix "D", respectively. 

C.	ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

(9)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that all appendices attached to or referred to in this Undertaking form part of this Undertaking.

(10)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge and undertake that I shall be solely responsible for payment of all fees, costs, charges, expenses, etc. arising from the implementation of any of the provisions of this Undertaking. 

(11)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that I have read and understand the provisions of this Undertaking and that I have obtained independent legal counsel in reviewing and executing this Undertaking, or have waived my right to do so.

(12)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that the College will provide this Undertaking to any Chief of Staff, or a colleague with similar responsibilities, at any Practice Location ("Chief of Staff" or "Chiefs of Staff").

(13)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that a breach by me of any provision of this Undertaking may constitute an act of professional misconduct and/or incompetence, and may result in a referral of specified allegations to the Discipline Committee of the College.

(14)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that this Undertaking constitutes terms, conditions, and limitations on my certificate of registration for the purposes of section 23 of the Code. 

(15)	Public Register

(a)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that, during the time period that this Undertaking remains in effect, this Undertaking shall be posted on the Public Register.

(b)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that, in addition to this Undertaking being posted in accordance with section (15)(a) above, the following summary shall be posted on the Public Register during the time period that this Undertaking remains in effect:

Following a College investigation into whether Dr. Hart engaged in professional misconduct and/or is incompetent in his prescribing practices, Dr. Hart underwent remediation and submitted to a reassessment of his practice. The reassessment report subsequently received by the College raised concerns about Dr. Hart's standard of practice in prescribing and medical record-keeping. As a result of the reassessment:

Dr. Hart will practise under the guidance of a Clinical Supervisor acceptable to the College for 3 months. 

Dr. Hart will engage in professional education in medical-record keeping.

Dr. Hart's practice will be reassessed by an assessor selected by the College within 6 months of the end of the period of Clinical Supervision.

(c)	I, Dr. Hart, acknowledge that this Undertaking remains in effect until the College determines its terms are satisfied.

D.	CONSENT

(16)	I, Dr. Hart, give my irrevocable consent to the College to provide the following information to any person who requires this information for the purposes of facilitating my completion of the Professional Education and to all Clinical Supervisors, and/or Assessors:

(a)	any information the College has that led to the circumstances of my entering into this Undertaking;

(b)	any information arising from any investigation into, or assessment of, my practice; and 

(c)	any information arising from the monitoring of my compliance with this Undertaking.

(17)	I, Dr. Hart, give my irrevocable consent to the College to provide all Chiefs of Staff with any information the College has that led to the circumstances of my entering into this Undertaking and/or any information arising from the monitoring of my compliance with this Undertaking.

(18)	I, Dr. Hart, give my irrevocable consent to any persons who facilitate my completion of the Professional Education, and to all Clinical Supervisors, Chiefs of Staff and Assessors, to disclose to the College, and to one another, any of the following:

(a)	any information relevant to this Undertaking;

(b)	any information relevant to the provisions of the Clinical Supervisor's undertaking set out at Appendix "A" to this Undertaking;

(c)	any information relevant to the Reassessment;

(d)	any information relevant for the purposes of monitoring my compliance with this Undertaking; and/or  

(e)	any information which comes to their attention in the course of providing the Professional Education and which they reasonably believe indicates a potential risk of harm to my patients.



Concerns

Source: Compliance and Monitoring Department
Active Date: September 25, 2020
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Summary of the Undertaking given by Dr Michael Frederick Hart to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, effective September 25, 2020:

Following a College investigation into whether Dr. Hart engaged in professional misconduct and/or is incompetent in his prescribing practices, Dr. Hart underwent remediation and submitted to a reassessment of his practice. The reassessment report subsequently received by the College raised concerns about Dr. Hart’s standard of practice in prescribing and medical record-keeping. As a result of the reassessment:

Dr. Hart will practise under the guidance of a Clinical Supervisor acceptable to the College for 3 months.

Dr. Hart will engage in professional education in medical-record keeping.

Dr. Hart’s practice will be reassessed by an assessor selected by the College within 6 months of the end of the period of Clinical Supervision.

 

Source: Compliance and Monitoring Department
Active Date: January 23, 2019
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Caution-in-Person:

A summary of a decision of the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee in which the disposition includes a "caution-in-person" is required by the College by-laws to be posted on the register, along with a note if the decision has been appealed. A “caution-in-person” disposition requires the physician to attend at the College and be verbally cautioned by a panel of the Committee. The summary will be removed from the register if the decision is overturned on appeal or review. Note that this requirement only applies to decisions arising out of a complaint dated on or after January 1, 2015 or if there was no complaint, the first appointment of investigators dated on or after January 1, 2015.

See PDF for the summary of a decision made against this member in which the disposition includes a caution-in-person.
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Source: Compliance and Monitoring Department
Active Date: December 15, 2016
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Caution-in-Person:

A summary of a decision of the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee in which the disposition includes a "caution-in-person" is required by the College by-laws to be posted on the register, along with a note if the decision has been appealed. A “caution-in-person” disposition requires the physician to attend at the College and be verbally cautioned by a panel of the Committee. The summary will be removed from the register if the decision is overturned on appeal or review. Note that this requirement only applies to decisions arising out of a complaint dated on or after January 1, 2015 or if there was no complaint, the first appointment of investigators dated on or after January 1, 2015.

See PDF for the summary of a decision made against this member in which the disposition includes a caution-in-person.
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