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IQMH is pleased to announce the availability of a new white paper: Care Considerations for Inclusion of Gender Identity within Medical Laboratory Services (Version 2.0)

By Editor on 7/9/2019

This white paper is the work of the following individuals:

  • Tony Chetty, MD, FRCPC, MSc
  • Marni Panas, BHAdmn, CCIP
  • Ruby Shanker, MBBS, MHSc (Bioethics) 
  • Tracy Stockley, PhD, FCCMG, FACMG
  • Kika Veljkovic, PhD FCACB
  • Miranda Wozniak, MD FRCPC
  • Julie Coffey, ART, MLT, SMQOE
  • Terri Molloy, MLT
  • Janice Nolan, MLT

The document is intended to provide guidance for medical laboratory professionals and laboratory collection centre personnel on the ethical, scientific and clinical challenges for the appropriate care of patient populations with diverse gender identities along the path of the laboratory process.

Version 2.0 has been made available to correct editorial issues identified in Table 2.

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

By Editor on 6/27/2019

 Due to planned maintenance, QView.ca and IQMH.org websites will not be available from 5:00 p.m. (ET) on Friday, July 5 until 12:00 p.m. (ET) Sunday, July 7.  Please make appropriate work-related arrangements in order to accommodate the server shutdown. 

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IQMH is recruiting: Consultant Technologist, Centre for Proficiency Testing

By Editor on 6/26/2019

Job Summary: Consultant Technologist, Centre for Proficiency Testing

The Centre for Proficiency Testing is recruiting a Consultant Technologist primarily to manage the Transfusion Medicine Proficiency Testing program. This is a mature program that requires ongoing development and innovation. The successful candidate will be expected to have sufficient flexibility to take on the administration of other programs from time to time as required and IQMH is looking for innovation, ideas and energy to take its proficiency testing to higher levels of excellence.

You will be responsible for collaborating with members of our transfusion medicine scientific committee and IQMH staff to design, plan and implement various medical laboratory proficiency testing models. This includes monitoring laboratory performance and developing quality improvement initiatives. In addition, you will be interacting with participating laboratories to address their sites’ survey inquiries.

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Become an assessor for the IQMH Centre for Proficiency Testing Pathology program

By Editor on 6/20/2019
Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare, Centre for Proficiency Testing is seeking pathologists and medical laboratory technologists skilled in the assessment of histological and immunohistochemical stains to serve as assessors for the Pathology Proficiency Testing Program.
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IQMH is pleased to announce the availability of a new white paper: Care Considerations for Inclusion of Gender Diversity within Medical Laboratory Services

By Editor on 6/13/2019

This white paper is the work of the following individuals:

  • Tony Chetty, MD, FRCPC, MSc
  • Marni Panas, BHAdmn, CCIP
  • Ruby Shanker, MBBS, MHSc (Bioethics) 
  • Tracy Stockley, PhD, FCCMG, FACMG
  • Kika Veljkovic, PhD FCACB
  • Miranda Wozniak, MD FRCPC
  • Julie Coffey, ART, MLT, SMQOE
  • Terri Molloy, MLT
  • Janice Nolan, MLT

The document is intended to provide guidance for medical laboratory professionals and laboratory collection centre personnel on the ethical, scientific and clinical challenges for the appropriate care of patient populations with diverse gender identities along the path of the laboratory process.

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Call for IQMH Committee Applications 2020-2022

By Editor on 5/29/2019
IQMH is seeking volunteers to sit on its Proficiency Testing Scientific Committee(s) and Accreditation Advisory Panel, effective January 1, 2020.   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.
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IQMH presents scientific poster at the XXXII International Symposium on Technical Innovations in Laboratory Hematology

By Editor on 5/29/2019
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IQMH presents scientific poster at EuroMedLab Barcelona 2019

By Editor on 5/29/2019
Poster - IFCC CongressEuroMedLab Barcelona 2019 was held in Barcelona, Spain May 19–23. This was the 23th IFCC-EFLM European Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine hosted by the Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine (SEQCML). EuroMedLab Barcelona 2019 offered several days of stimulating scientific sessions including plenary lecture, symposia, education workshops and poster sessions with 1560 abstracts. 
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