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Bell Let’s Talk Day 2022: Supporting ourselves and each other

By Editor on 1/26/2022
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Bell Lets Talk Day
mental health
mental health awareness

IQMH Proficiency Testing Year in Review

By Editor on 12/14/2021

In 2021, the COVID-19 pandemicWoman smiling continued to cause global, social, and economic disruption, reaching unprecedented peaks in daily case numbers, hospital admissions, and ICU bed occupancy by the end of the summer. This was due not only to COVID-19 wild-type, but also new variants of concern. These peaks were followed by a sharp decline after vulnerable populations, healthcare workers, and the general public began receiving much-anticipated vaccines.

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Centre for Proficiency Testing
IQMH
Proficiency Testing

Antimicrobial resistance in common hospital pathogens in Ontario: Annual laboratory and hospital survey report

By Editor on 12/14/2021
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IQMH
Pathology
Pathology Assessor
Survey Information

Thank you IQMH Proficiency Testing Scientific Committee members

By Editor on 12/14/2021

IQMH relies on health care expertsThank you IQMH Proficiency Testing Committee Members such as physicians, scientists and medical laboratory technologists to provide technical and clinical advice as members of the Proficiency Testing (PT) Scientific Committees. They support PT Consultant Technologists in the fundamental design of proficiency testing surveys, ensure challenges are clinically-relevant and appropriate performance evaluation is developed and implemented each year.

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Centre for Proficiency Testing
IQMH
IQMH staff
Proficiency Testing

Maintain your CMLTO professional portfolio with IQMH activities

By Editor on 12/14/2021

A requirement of The College ofMedical lab assistants sitting togetherMedical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) Quality Assurance Program states that practicing medical laboratory technologists (MLTs) must complete 30 hours of professional development in three different activity types. Continuing education or professional development hours allow members to maintain and enhance their knowledge in the ever-changing environment of medical laboratory science, an important component for improving their professional practice as self-regulated healthcare professionals.

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Centre for Education
Centre for Proficiency Testing
IQMH
IQMH staff
medical laboratory technologist
professional development
Proficiency Testing

Happy Holidays!

By Editor on 12/14/2021
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holiday
IQMH
IQMH staff
iqmh.org
office closure

Become a Proficiency Testing Pathology Assessor

By Editor on 11/9/2021

Woman looking into microscopeThe Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare, 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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Centre for Proficiency Testing
IQMH
Pathology
Pathology Assessor
Proficiency Testing
PT

Celebrating Medical Radiation Technologist Week

By Editor on 11/8/2021

MRT Week posterMedical radiation technologists (MRTs) play an essential role in the healthcare system, delivering professional imaging and radiation-related treatment services with a caring touch, allowing patients to fully benefit from the latest in medical diagnostic and treatment technology.

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CAMRT
Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
diagnostic imaging
Medical Radiation Technologist
MRT
MRT Week

Call for IQMH Proficiency Testing Scientific Committee Applications 2022–2024

By Editor on 10/26/2021

Call for Committee ApplicationsIQMH is seeking volunteers to sit on its Proficiency Testing Scientific Committee(s), effective January 1, 2022. 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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Centre for Proficiency Testing
IQMH
Proficiency Testing
Scientific Committees
volunteers

Canadian Patient Safety Week

By Editor on 10/25/2021
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Canadian Patient Safety Week
CPSW2021
ECP
Essential Care Partners
Healthcare Excellence Canada

IQMH is pleased to announce the 2022 Proficiency Testing Programs

By Editor on 9/28/2021
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IQMH
laboratory
Proficiency Testing
PT Catalogue
PT programs

Georgina Ralevski joins IQMH as Director, Centre for Proficiency Testing

By Editor on 9/28/2021
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Centre for Proficiency Testing
IQMH
IQMH staff
Proficiency Testing

IQMH Proficiency Testing welcomes Consultant Technologist Ekene Dada

By Editor on 9/28/2021
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Centre for Proficiency Testing
IQMH
IQMH staff
Proficiency Testing

Elevating the profile of IQMH volunteers

By Editor on 9/28/2021

Dr. Elaine LeungIQMH 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.

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Centre for Proficiency Testing
IQMH
Proficiency Testing
volunteers

Accreditation Canada Diagnostics Education upcoming course

By Editor on 9/28/2021
IQMH
Centre for Proficiency Testing
Education
IQMH
Proficiency Testing

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