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Antimicrobial Resistance in Common Hospital Pathogens in Ontario: Annual Laboratory and Hospital Survey Report 2020–2021

By Editor on 2/14/2023

The annual antimicrobial resistance (ARO) survey was created in collaboration by Public Health Ontario (PHO) and the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH) to understand current risks to patient safety specific to ARO resistance and improving infection control practices. 

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ARO report

Wishing a happy retirement to an integral member of the Proficiency Testing team!

By Editor on 12/7/2022

Elaine had big shoes to fill when she arrived at IQMH eight years ago. However, she immediately jumped into the role and continued to maintain the programs and excellent customer service, thanks to her extensive knowledge, expertise, and experience from being a previous customer herself. Elaine added value and improvement initiatives to her programs.

IQMH is pleased to announce the 2023 Proficiency Testing Programs

By Editor on 8/17/2022

Call for IQMH Committee Applications 2023

By Editor on 7/11/2022

IQMH is seeking volunteers to sit on its Proficiency Testing Scientific Committee(s), effective January 2023. Membership on committees consists of a three-year term of office, renewable once. Committees meet an average of four times a year for half-day or full-day meetings.

We are currently accepting applications to the following committees:

  • Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology 

Elevating the profile of IQMH volunteers

By Editor on 4/12/2021

IQMH 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 Proficiency Testing quarterly communications

By Editor on 4/12/2021

​We’re so excited to launch this new, client-focused, quarterly publication for our Proficiency Testing (PT) clients! Proficiency Testing Connect is your one-stop-shop for all things PT! 

Our goal is to provide you with timely and insightful information to help elevate your understanding of the company’s philosophy and future outlook. We welcome you to our table by giving you a specific channel where you can find important program-related materials, scientific articles, educational resources, quality-related stories, valuable tips on the effective use of QView™, and so much more!

IQMH Celebrates National Medical Laboratory Week

By Editor on 4/12/2021

Medical Laboratory WeekIQMH is proud to recognize the many accomplishments of medical diagnostic professionals across the country. Medical laboratory professionals play a pivotal role in providing quality patient care. The demands are high and the important work that takes place behind the scenes is critical in guiding medical decisions about patient health. Having various specializations within the profession, medical laboratory professionals are trained with the specific knowledge and skills to perform their individual roles. We thank you for your dedication and resilience!

National Medical Laboratory Week

Server shutdown - QView™ and IQMH.org will not be available

By Editor on 4/6/2021

Due to planned maintenance, QView.ca and IQMH.org websites will not be available from 6:00 a.m. (ET) on Saturday, April 10, 2021 until 9:00 p.m. (ET). 

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