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Advancing Health Equity Through Standards: People-Centred Care

By Editor on 9/20/2023
IQMH
health equity
Health for All
People Centred Care
World Standards Day

IQMH is pleased to announce the launch of the 2024 Proficiency Testing Programs

By Editor on 9/14/2023
IQMH
Proficiency Testing
PT Catalogue
Survey Information
surveys

Age-stratified lithium therapeutic ranges for older adults with bipolar disorder – from awareness to an action plan

By Editor on 9/14/2023
IQMH
bipolar disorder
clinical chemistry
eJIFCC
health care
healthcare

Elevating the profile of IQMH volunteers

By Editor on 9/14/2023

Dr. Michelle SholzbergIQMH brings together experts in the field of laboratory medicine to elevate confidence in the healthcare system.

The IQMH Proficiency Testing Scientific Committees are composed of physicians, technologists and scientists who provide advice to IQMH regarding the fundamental design of Proficiency Testing surveys and ensure that clinically-relevant selection of challenges and appropriate performance evaluation are developed and implemented each year.

IQMH is grateful for the commitment and support of the medical laboratory community and appreciates all the volunteers who donate their time and valuable expertise to our programs.

It’s our privilege to recognize Michelle Sholzberg, MDCM, FRCPC, MSc. who has served IQMH as a volunteer since 2018.

IQMH
healthcare
medical laboratory
Proficiency Testing
Scientific Committees
volunteers

Advancing Healthcare Workforce Retention: Healthcare Excellence Canada's Workforce Innovation Challenge

By Editor on 9/14/2023
IQMH
Healthcare Excellence Canada
HEC
Patient Safety
quality
safety
Workforce Innovation Challenge
workforce safety

World Patient Safety Day: Empowering patients in their health care journey

By Editor on 9/14/2023

World Patient Safety DaySeptember 17 marks the World Health Organization (WHO) international initiative, World Patient Safety Day, dedicated to raising awareness about patient safety and promoting actions to improve healthcare practices. This year's theme, "Engaging Patients for Patient Safety," emphasizes the crucial role patients play in ensuring their own safety, and highlights the importance of effective communication, collaboration, and empowerment in healthcare settings.

IQMH
health care
healthcare
Patient Safety
WHO
World Health Organization
World Patient Safety Day
WPSD2023

Call for IQMH Committee Applications 2024–2026

By Editor on 7/14/2023
IQMH
committee membership
Committees
med lab
Proficiency Testing
Scientific Committees

IQMH attends the CSTM 2023 conference with a poster presentation on root causes of staffing shortages in Canadian medical labs

By Editor on 6/14/2023
IQMH
Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine
CSTM2023
lab shortages
med lab staffing
medical laboratory

Poster presentation at WorldLab – EuroMedLab 2023: Harmonizing post-analytical reporting

By Editor on 6/14/2023
IQMH
analytical reporting
EuroMedLab 2023
Ferritin reporting
med lab
medical laboratory

National Indigenous History Month

By Editor on 6/14/2023
IQMH
Canadian heritage
Canadian history
diversity
national indigenous history month
reconciliation

World Accreditation Day: Advancing quality in health care

By Editor on 6/9/2023
IQMH
accreditation
advancing health care
health care
IAF
ILAC
World Accreditation Day 2023

Accreditation Canada and HSO release highly anticipated 2022 Action Report

By Editor on 6/1/2023
IQMH
A Year of Action
Accreditation Canada
Action Report 2022
Health Standards Organization
HSO
Safer Care

Mental Health in the Workplace: Creating Supportive Environments for Employee Well-being

By Editor on 5/1/2023
IQMH
mental health awareness
mental health week
MHW2023
MyStory
wellbeing
Wellness Together
workplace mental health

Server maintenance - QView™ and IQMH websites will not be available

By Editor on 4/24/2023

Server MaintenanceThe client portal QView™, and the IQMH websites will not be available starting 6:00 p.m.(EST) on Friday, May 5, 2023 until late Sunday, May 7, 2023. Please make appropriate work-related arrangements to accommodate this planned maintenance.

IQMH
IQMH updates
QView updates
server maintenance
server shutdown

A passion for genetics: senior medical laboratory technologist, Amanda Marolt gives back

By Editor on 4/21/2023

National Volunteer Week: Amanda MaroltAmanda is a Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist, specializing in Genomics at Health Sciences North. She began her post-secondary education with interest in the pathology field. Amanda graduated from Laurentian University with a degree in forensics and continued her education at the Michener Institute, obtaining certification as a Medical Laboratory Technologist in genetics. She began her career in Sudbury, assisting in the opening of the molecular genetic testing laboratory where she continued, 20 years on, into her current role in the department of Genomics.

IQMH
National Volunteer Week
NVW2023
volunteers

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