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Crack the Code: Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation Requirements – Management Review

By Editor on 4/27/2017

Version 1 of the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH) Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Requirements contains some important fundamentals regarding management review. 

Centre for Accreditation
crack the code
diagnostic imaging
diagnostic imaging accreditation
management review
quality management system

Crack the Code: Preparing for accreditation – documenting policies, processes, and procedures

By Editor on 3/27/2017

In conversations with diagnostic imaging (DI) managers and key personnel, many state that the first step they are taking in preparing for accreditation is by revising their documented procedures.

Centre for Education
accreditation
Centre for Accreditation
crack the code
diagnostic imaging accreditation
quality management system

Crack the ISO Code: Your accreditation is recognized world-wide because IQMH Centre for Accreditation receives four-year recognition

By Editor on 6/23/2016

With enormous pride, the IQMH Centre for Accreditation announces its continued 4-year recognition as a signatory to the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA). APLAC is a cooperation of accreditation bodies whose objective is to establish, develop and expand a mutual recognition arrangement among accreditation bodies. There are currently 38 signatories in 23 economies recognized by APLAC. These accreditation bodies have a variety of scopes, 17 of which accredit medical laboratories to ISO 15189, including IQMH. The scopes of recognition of each signatory are summarized below; those recognized for medical testing are shown in red.

IQMH
accreditation
APLAC
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ISO 15189
ISO 15189 Plus
ISO/IEC 17011
mutual recognition arrangement

World Health Organization promotes quality management systems with implementation tools

By Editor on 4/26/2016

A goal of the World Health Organization (WHO) is to strengthen health security through International Health Regulations (IHR - 2005). By following IHR, countries develop the capacity to detect, investigate and report potential public health emergencies of international concern, such as disease outbreaks.

Centre for Education
IQMH
Centre for Accreditation
crack the code
laboratory accreditation
laboratory assessment
quality management system
quality manual
resources
WHO

Crack the Code: Adapting ISO 15189:2012 for Accreditation of Diagnostic Imaging Services

By Editor on 1/25/2016

The IQMH Centre for Accreditation is embarking on an exciting project in 2016 to  develop an accreditation program for diagnostic (medical) imaging (DI) services.

The first of its kind in Canada, we anticipate this program will be as comprehensive and rigorous as our existing medical laboratory accreditation program, which is based on ISO 15189:2012 Medical laboratories – Requirements for quality and competence. To achieve that goal, the new DI accreditation program will be modelled after the IQMH medical laboratory accreditation program. Common elements will include:

 

IQMH
accreditation
crack the code
diagnostic imaging
ISO 15189

Crack the Code: Walking the talk – Centre for Accreditation evaluation to ISO 17011

By Editor on 12/8/2015

During the week of November 23–27 2015, the IQMH Centre for Accreditation was evaluated for compliance to ISO/IEC 17011:2014 Conformity assessment – General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies by an international team representing the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC). These evaluations occur every four years and are necessary to maintain our signatory standing to issue ISO 15189 Plus™ certificates to our clients.

Centre for Education
IQMH
APLAC
assessment
conformity assessment
crack the code
ISO/IEC 17011:2014

Crack the Code: 8 Steps to ISO 15189 Plus™ Accreditation

By Editor on 10/27/2015
My laboratory would like to become accredited to ISO 15189. Could you explain the process?
IQMH
crack the code
ISO 15189
ISO 15189 Plus
laboratory accreditation

Crack the Code: Is the new version of ISO 9001 going to change everything?

By Editor on 8/13/2015

I heard that a new version of ISO 9001 is going to be released soon. How will that affect ISO 15189 and the IQMH Accreditation Requirements?

Centre for Education
accreditation requirements
Centre for Education
crack the code
ISO 15189
ISO 9001
QMS
quality management system

Crack the Code: Validation of transport bags

By Editor on 6/26/2015

Crack the ISO CodeDear Code Cracker

I am responsible for overseeing specimen collection at a large, multi-site facility.  We receive samples from 6 smaller satellite sites.  In order to meet requirement V.B.3 (evaluating specimen transport systems) do I need to validate each route, or can I simply validate the longest distance and assume shorter transit times are acceptable as well?

Centre for Education
accreditation requirements
Centre for Accreditation
crack the code
ISO 15189Plus
laboratory accreditation

Crack the Code: Evidence of preventive action

By Editor on 5/26/2015

We are preparing for our upcoming accreditation assessment visit and need some clarification regarding the IQMH Accreditation Requirement II.D.4.1.

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Centre for Accreditation
crack the code
preventive action

 

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