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Antimicrobial resistance in common hospital pathogens in Ontario: Annual Survey Report 2017

By Editor on 4/3/2019

Public Health Ontario (PHO), in partnership with the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH), has published its annual laboratory and hospital survey report on antimicrobial resistance in common hospital pathogens in Ontario.

IQMH
antimicrobial resistance
Centre for Proficiency Testing
iqmh
Public Health Ontario

Leaning the submission process for IQMH Cytogenetics (GENE) PT surveys

By Editor on 3/21/2019

With a focus on continual improvement, the IQMH Genetics Scientific Committee has reviewed and revised the survey instructions and submission requirements for supporting documentation for GENE proficiency testing (PT) surveys. These changes will be implemented for the GENE-1904-CG survey. On the GENE analysis worksheet, the Reporting Instructions, Submission Instructions and Submission Requirements sections have been rewritten to clarify expectations for the survey.

Centre for Proficiency Testing
cytogenetics
improvement
Lean
proficiency testing

IQMH Patterns-of-Practice Survey: Prenatal and Perinatal Cytogenetics Testing March 2019

By Editor on 2/22/2019

The GENE-1903-PP patterns-of-practice survey will be available to Ontario laboratories licensed for cytogenetics testing as well as cytogenetics laboratories across Canada. Analysis worksheets will be posted in the Active Forms and Worksheets section of QView™ March 4, 2019. The due date for the survey is March 15, 2019, midnight.

Centre for Proficiency Testing
cytogenetics
patterns-of-practice survey

Published in the International Society for Laboratory Hematology: Guidance for quality control practices and precision goals for CBCs based on IQMH patterns‐of‐practice survey

By Editor on 1/22/2019


Effective medical laboratory quality management systems ensure confidence in analyzing and reporting accurate and reliable patient results. To guarantee quality assurance, each laboratory needs appropriate internal quality control (IQC) procedures to monitor their test systems. 

Accreditation Canada and the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare announce strategic partnership

By Editor on 1/17/2019


OTTAWA & TORONTO (January 17, 2019) — Accreditation Canada (AC) and the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH) today announced they have formed a strategic partnership. The goal of the partnership is to improve the quality of healthcare by combining the forces of two leading providers of accreditation services in Canada. This partnership will enable the provision of a comprehensive range of services and form the basis for integration of diagnostic accreditation to broader health system accreditation. This will make it easier for healthcare providers to integrate their diagnostic processes to the broader health system accreditation processes and benefit the patient through their journey on the continuum of care.
Centre for Education
IQMH
Accreditation Canada
Health Standards Organization

PT Take-Away: New temperature monitoring strips

By Editor on 12/18/2018

Starting in January 2019, IQMH will be implementing the new WarmMark® Short run temperature monitoring strips for Proficiency Testing surveys that require temperature monitoring.

Centre for Proficiency Testing
PT
PT User Information
temperature monitoring

Modify PT Method Codes right on your worksheet

By Editor on 12/3/2018

The latest QView™ Web update brings with it the ability to modify Proficiency Testing Method Codes right from the Analysis Worksheet! You may still use the dedicated Method Code Maintenance screen; however, the methods may be adjusted in a faster, easier and convenient way, right on the worksheet, without the need of another screen to distract you.  And, as a bonus feature, the changes will be shown immediately on the form itself (pending Consultant Technologist review and approval).

IQMH
Centre for Proficiency Testing
method codes
QView.ca

PT Take-away: Important Reminder for QView Super Site Administrators (SSA)

By Editor on 11/21/2018

In preparation for the 2019 year, the Centre for Proficiency Testing would like to remind program participants that you are in control of your QView™ account. If you are a QView™ account holder, you can manage your displayed name, email address, password and email subscriptions in your profile settings.

 

Centre for Accreditation
pt take-away
QView.ca

Congratulations to the IQMH Centre for Proficiency Testing

By Editor on 10/31/2018

IQMH is pleased to announce that the Centre for Proficiency Testing has successfully completed the A2LA evaluation process and has been found to meet the ISO/IEC 17043:2010 Conformity assessment — General requirements for proficiency testing

IQMH
A2LA
accreditation
Centre for Proficiency Testing

 

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