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Mental Health Resources for Healthcare Professionals

By Editor on 1/20/2021

Mental Health ResourcesHave you been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic?

As frontline healthcare workers with increasing demands in the workplace, attention to mental health is as important now as ever before. Empowering yourself with the tools to maintain a healthy mindset can benefit overall social, emotional, and psychological wellbeing.

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frontline worker
healthy living
mental health
mental health awareness
self care

IQMH Centre for Accreditation is now part of the Accreditation Canada family as Accreditation Canada Diagnostics

By Editor on 11/30/2020

On November 30, 2020, IQMH and Accreditation Canada moved forward with their planned integration by welcoming the IQMH Centre for Accreditation to the Accreditation Canada family. IQMH Centre for Accreditation has been rebranded as Accreditation Canada Diagnostics. The IQMH Centre for Education and Echocardiography (EQI) services are also part of this transfer, while the IQMH Centre for Proficiency Testing remains within IQMH as a controlled affiliate of Accreditation Canada

Centre for Education
AC Diagnostics
Accreditation Canada

Accreditation Canada Diagnostics Website

By Editor on 11/29/2020

IQMH Centre for Accreditation has been rebranded as Accreditation Canada Diagnostics. The IQMH Centre for Education and Echocardiography (EQI) services are also part of this transfer.

Accreditation Canada Diagnostics

Centre for Education
Accreditation Canada
Accreditation Canada Diagnostics

MRT Week: November 8–14, 2020

By Editor on 11/12/2020

CAMRT PosterThank you to MRTs (Medical Radiation Technologists) and DMSs (Sonographers), essential frontline healthcare professionals who provide patients requiring diagnostic imaging services with the highest quality of care, compassion, and professionalism.

IQMH Centre for Accreditation is becoming part of the Accreditation Canada family under a new name

By Editor on 11/2/2020
Accreditation Canada
Centre for Accreditation

Important Update Concerning IQMH Accreditation Activities

By Editor on 10/7/2020

IQMH is resuming accreditation assessment activities as of October 26 using a revised approach. To the extent possible, we will be conducting assessments remotely in order to reduce the number of assessors on-site to as few as possible for the shortest time needed. You will be contacted by the Staff Technologist assigned to your assessment with specific details. Thank you for your continued cooperation at this difficult time. 

Centre for Accreditation

Calling ISO 9001 users

By Editor on 9/28/2020
international standards
ISO 9001

IQMH Centre for Proficiency Testing internal audit during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Editor on 9/23/2020

ChecklistLike many organizations, IQMH quickly pivoted to remote work with the COVID-19 pandemic. This was relatively easy as we were already connected remotely, accessing our network, portal and our quality management system (QMS) over the Internet.

Centre for Proficiency Testing

Standards Council of Canada is recruiting a volunteer committee member for the MC/ISO/TC 330

By Editor on 8/12/2020

Standards Council of CanadaSCC is now accepting applications for membership on a new mirror technical committee:

international standards
Standards Council of Canada

Updates to QTrak™ – coming soon!

By Editor on 7/28/2020

Accredited medical laboratories are required to participate in formal interlaboratory comparison. The Centre for Accreditation monitors medical laboratory participation and performance in these schemes on an ongoing basis using QTrak™.

Centre for Accreditation

Congratulations to our most recent ISO 15189 Plus ™-accredited facility (Medical Laboratory)

By Editor on 6/26/2020
accredited facilities
Centre for Accreditation
ISO 15189
medical laboratory accreditation

World Accreditation Day 2020: June 9

By Editor on 5/26/2020

Accreditation: Improving food safetyJune 9, 2020 marks World Accreditation Day (#WAD2020) a global initiative, jointly established by the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and International Accreditation Forum (IAF), to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation. 

international standards
ISO 15189

Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals

By Editor on 4/24/2020

On behalf of all of us at IQMH, we would like to offer our thanks to our laboratory colleagues during this difficult COVID-19 pandemic. 

Reducing the risk of errors in medical laboratories with updated International Standard

By Editor on 4/7/2020
international standards
ISO 22367
medical laboratories
risk management

Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare

506–4711 Yonge Street
North York, ON
M2N 6K8

Phone: 416-323-9540 
Toll-free: 1-877-323-9540

Email: info@iqmh.org

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