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Valuable Educational Summary of Version 8 Now Available!

By Editor on 1/28/2020

Version 8 (December 2019) of the IQMH Medical Laboratory Accreditation Requirements was made available mid-December.

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2019 Changes
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ISO 15189 Plus
ISO 15189 Plus medical laboratory accreditation
Version 8

Did you miss the 2020 Proficiency Testing survey enrolment deadline?

By Editor on 1/23/2020
Good news, there’s still time to enrol in the 2020 Proficiency Testing surveys. Participation will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis subject to testing material availability. Request a quote today by using the online “request a quote” application: https://iqmh.org/apps/ptquoterequest, or email info@iqmh.org.
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Biotin: Mechanisms of interference in immunoassays and mitigation strategies

By Editor on 1/20/2020

By Victor Leung, Dana Nyholt-Bailey, IQMH Endocrinology and Immunology Scientific Committee and Staff

Introduction

Recent years have seen a significant increase in the number of cases of biotin interference with streptavidin-biotin (SB)-based immunoassays reported in the literature. Biotin interference with laboratory tests, specifically SB-based immunoassays, is potentially dangerous, as it may cause spurious test results leading to misdiagnosis and patient mismanagement.

 

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A New Outlook on Internal Auditing in London, Ontario

By Editor on 1/6/2020


Thursday, April 30 to Friday, May 1, 2020

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in-class courses
London

President's End of Year Message

By Editor on 12/19/2019

There are times it feels difficult to believe that the holiday season is almost upon us once again. This year seems to have gone by especially quickly! I guess the old adage about time appearing to pass by faster and faster the older you get is true—at least for me!  In any case, here we are, and I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you peace, hope and joy during the holiday season, and throughout 2020.

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Version 8 of the IQMH Medical Laboratory Accreditation Requirements is now available!

By Editor on 12/18/2019
We are pleased to announce that Version 8 (December 2019) of the IQMH Medical Laboratory Accreditation Requirements is now available. Laboratories currently enrolled for IQMH Accreditation have access to all files related to this version via their password-protected QView™ account. The QView™ folder with these files can be found under “General - Accreditation, Laboratory Program, Accreditation Requirements”. It contains the requirements, a change report comparing Version 7.1 to Version 8, and an updated list of references to support the requirements. Documents are available in English and in French.
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IQMH Medical Laboratory Accreditation Requirements
ISO 15189 Plus medical laboratory accreditation

Congratulations to our newest ISO 15189 Plus™-accredited facility

By Editor on 12/16/2019


We are pleased to announce that William Osler Health System has achieved ISO 15189 Plus™ Accreditation for the services they provide on the floor they operate at the Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), Church St. Site.

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Order Deadline for Proficiency Testing surveys is fast approaching. Act now!

By Editor on 11/29/2019

Order deadline December 15, 2019


The IQMH Centre for Proficiency Testing is pleased to announce the availability of its Proficiency Testing Programs in the 2020 Catalogue.

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