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View the new Anatomic Pathology and Hematology e-Learn LAB modules!

By Editor on 8/21/2019

View the new Anatomic Pathology and Hematology e-Learn LAB modules!

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PT Take-away: Learn the new process for ordering your Serum Chemistry (CHEM) survey

By Editor on 8/19/2019

The release of the 2020 Proficiency Testing Programs included changes to the Chemistry survey. The new Serum Chemistry (CHEM) survey consists of analytes that were previously in the Routine Chemistry (CHEM), Drug Monitoring (DRUG), Enzymes and Bilirubin (ENZY), and Lipids (LIPS) surveys, except ethanol and tobramycin which have been removed from the program. The following new analytes have also been added: cholinesterase, CK-MB, fructosamine. Participants can now customize their surveys according to their laboratory’s test menus (serum chemistry only). Choose from a large variety of analytes and pick from several price categories that suit your laboratory’s needs. 

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IQMH releases its 2020 Proficiency Testing Catalogue

By Editor on 8/15/2019

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

These Proficiency Testing Programs are accredited by The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17043:2010 Conformity assessment — General requirements for proficiency testing (Certificate Number: 3059.01). View the Certificate and Scope of Accreditation.

IQMH wishes a happy retirement to a valuable member of the IQMH team

By Editor on 7/31/2019

On July 31, 2019, IQMH bid a fond farewell to Astrid Petersons a valued member of the IQMH team with more than 17 years dedicated to continuous quality improvement. Astrid joined IQMH in February 2002 fulfilling a need for a manager of the Transfusion Medicine proficiency testing PTT)/external quality assessment (EQA) program.

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As glucose meter usage expands, so must laboratory oversight

By Editor on 7/25/2019
By Julie Shaw, Lauri Infanti, and Paul Yip


The Centre for Proficiency Testing Point-of-Care proficiency testing program includes two surveys which ship in May and October for testing and reporting on glucose meters. The last two May surveys (2017 and 2018) have included questions designed to gain insight into patterns of practice related to quality assurance for POC glucose testing.

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Become an assessor for the IQMH Centre for Proficiency Testing Pathology program

By Editor on 6/20/2019
Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare, Centre for 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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IQMH is recruiting: Consultant Technologist, Centre for Proficiency Testing

By Editor on 6/2/2019

Job Summary: Consultant Technologist, Centre for Proficiency Testing

The Centre for Proficiency Testing is recruiting a Consultant Technologist primarily to manage the Transfusion Medicine Proficiency Testing program. This is a mature program that requires ongoing development and innovation. The successful candidate will be expected to have sufficient flexibility to take on the administration of other programs from time to time as required and IQMH is looking for innovation, ideas and energy to take its proficiency testing to higher levels of excellence.

You will be responsible for collaborating with members of our transfusion medicine scientific committee and IQMH staff to design, plan and implement various medical laboratory proficiency testing models. This includes monitoring laboratory performance and developing quality improvement initiatives. In addition, you will be interacting with participating laboratories to address their sites’ survey inquiries.

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IQMH presents scientific poster at the XXXII International Symposium on Technical Innovations in Laboratory Hematology

By Editor on 5/29/2019
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IQMH presents scientific poster at EuroMedLab Barcelona 2019

By Editor on 5/29/2019
Poster - IFCC CongressEuroMedLab Barcelona 2019 was held in Barcelona, Spain May 19–23. This was the 23th IFCC-EFLM European Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine hosted by the Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine (SEQCML). EuroMedLab Barcelona 2019 offered several days of stimulating scientific sessions including plenary lecture, symposia, education workshops and poster sessions with 1560 abstracts. 
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PT Take-Away: How do I upload files to QView™?

By Editor on 4/23/2019

As a participant in an IQMH Centre for Proficiency Testing (PT) program, you may be asked to submit documents to IQMH related to your participation in a PT survey or as part of a discordant findings’ investigation (DFI) including any follow-up information.

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