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ILAC brochure on the benefits of accreditation revised

By Editor on 3/26/2020

The following brochure outlining the role and benefit of accreditation in health and social care has been revised and is available for your use from the ILAC website.

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medical laboratories

Important notice: IQMH response to COVID-19

By Editor on 3/16/2020

Updated March 23, 2020

IQMH Response to COVID-19


Updates regarding IQMH’s response to COVID-19 will be communicated online at www.iqmh.org. 

IQMH is currently in the process of moving to a completely virtual office.

Email Contact Information
Accreditation: accreditation@iqmh.org
Proficiency Testing: info@iqmh.org
Education: info@iqmh.org 

 

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Congratulations to Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) first to achieve ISO 15189 Plus™ Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation in Canada

By Editor on 2/28/2020



Congratulations to Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) the first hospital organization in Canada to achieve ISO 15189 Plus™ Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation status from the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH).

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ISO 15189 Plus
ISO 15189 Plus diagnostic imaging

Changes to the IQMH Accreditation Assessor program

By Editor on 2/28/2020

Over the past year, IQMH Centre for Accreditation has been reviewing the processes for the Accreditation Assessor program and some changes have been made in order to ensure our processes are of the highest quality. This article should be read in conjunction with General Policies for Assessors (Politiques générales à l'intention des évaluateurs), available on the IQMH website

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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
Centre for Accreditation
Centre for Education
IQMH Medical Laboratory Accreditation Requirements
ISO 15189 Plus
ISO 15189 Plus medical laboratory accreditation
Version 8

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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Centre for Accreditation
ISO 15189 Plus medical laboratory accreditation

Congratulations to our newest
ISO 15189 Plus ™-accredited facility

By Editor on 11/4/2019


We are pleased to announce that Victoria Laboratories Limited located in San Fernando, Trinidad has achieved ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation (selected disciplines). In choosing this option, the facility sends a clear signal of commitment to quality for staff, patients, and other healthcare providers.
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ISO 15189
ISO 15189 Plus medical laboratory accreditation
medical laboratories

Review of the Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Non-Conformances to the Version 7.0 and 7.1 of the IQMH Accreditation Requirements for Medical Laboratories

By Editor on 10/29/2019
The IQMH Centre for Accreditation is in the final stages of approval of Version 8 of the IQMH Accreditation Requirements for Medical Laboratories.  Version 7 was used for assessment of our medical laboratory participants starting in early 2017, with Version 7.1 coming into effect in mid 2017. This article is a review of the most frequently cited non-conformances to these requirements. It is based on data from 287 assessments and included laboratories in Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and some international clients.
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non-conformances

Congratulations to our newest ISO 15189 Plus™-accredited facility

By Editor on 9/18/2019
We are pleased to announce that the medical laboratory of Union Hospital has achieved ISO 15189 Plus™  accreditation (selected disciplines). In choosing this option, the facility sends a clear signal of commitment to quality for staff, patients, and other healthcare providers.
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ISO 15189 Plus
ISO 15189 Plus medical laboratory accreditation

 

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