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Results from IQMH Bacteriology Patterns-of-Practice survey presented at the ASM Microbe 2019

By Editor on 8/14/2019

American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2019 was held in San Francisco on June 20–24 and IQMH was there! Dr. Susan Poutanen (former Bacteriology Scientific Committee chair) and Elaine Kerr, Consultant Technologist, Centre for Proficiency Testing attended. Dr. Poutanen gave two oral presentations and Elaine Kerr presented the posters based on an analysis of the data obtained from IQMH Bacteriology program’s patterns-of-practice surveys:

  • "How Modern is your Microbiology Laboratory? Results of the 2017 Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH) Patterns-of-Practice Survey” 
  • “Patterns-of-Practice Survey Demonstrates the Need for National Guidelines Regarding the Implementation of Microbiology Point-of-Care Tests Across Canada.” 
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Antimicrobial resistance in common hospital pathogens in Ontario: Survey Report 2015

By Editor on 2/2/2017
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New organism Corynebacterium lowii named after the late Dr. Donald Low

By Editor on 11/8/2016
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IQMH publishes Antimicrobial Resistance in Common Hospital Pathogens in Ontario (Report 2013)

By Editor on 3/17/2015

IQMH (formerly QMP–LS) has been tracking the evolution of resistance in common hospital pathogens in Ontario since 1996. In February 2014, IQMH conducted its 18th annual survey assessing the incidence of resistant hospital pathogens in the province in 2013. All 73 (59 hospital-based and 14 community-based) currently licensed bacteriology laboratories responded. These 73 laboratories provide service for 211 hospitals. See Appendix A (pp. 9–22) for detailed responses.

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Elaine Kerr joins the Centre for Proficiency Testing team as Consultant Technologist (Microbiology)

By Editor on 3/13/2015

On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, Elaine Kerr joined the Centre for Proficiency Testing team as Consultant Technologist (Microbiology). Elaine brings many years of experience working in all aspects of medical microbiology, both here in Canada and abroad.

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Christine Fleming to retire as Senior Consultant Technologist, Centre for Proficiency Testing, Microbiology

By Editor on 2/24/2015

Christine Fleming, Senior Consultant Technologist – Centre for Proficiency Testing, Microbiology

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Microbiology Scientific Committee opening: Call for applications

By Editor on 12/17/2014
IQMH is seeking a volunteer committee member to fill the recent opening on its Microbiology Scientific Committee effective March 1, 2015. Membership on committees consists of a three-year term of office, renewable once – therefore this first term will expire on December 31, 2017. Committees meet an average of four times a year for half-day or full-day meetings.

 

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