Laurie Sweeting is a medical laboratory technologist (MLT) with further education in health services management and public administration. Laurie has had the opportunity to work with numerous laboratory teams in major academic hospitals. Through her work at the Ontario Ministry of Health (MOH) and Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), Laurie has helped shape provincial laboratory policies and programs. She is currently the director of operations and quality manager at In-Common Laboratories (ICL), a not-for-profit laboratory and broker of laboratory tests that provides test referral services upon which Ontario laboratories depend. Laurie notes that ICL services have recently expanded to work with pharmacists to support the COVID-19 response.
AC Diagnostics is proud to recognize the many accomplishments of medical diagnostic professionals across the country. Medical laboratory professionals play a pivotal role in providing quality patient care. The demands are high and the important work that takes place behind the scenes is critical in guiding medical decisions about patient health. Having various specializations within the profession, medical laboratory professionals are trained with the specific knowledge and skills to perform their individual roles. We thank you for your dedication and resilience!
Due to planned maintenance, QView.ca and Accreditation Canada Diagnostics websites will not be available from 6:00 a.m. (ET) on Saturday, April 10, 2021 until 9:00 p.m. (ET).
Please join us in extending our best wishes to IQMH President, Jeff Sumner, who is retiring on March 31, 2021. Jeff has been leading IQMH since 2017 and has dedicated his career to improving the quality of medical laboratories across the country for many years.
Accreditation Canada Diagnostics Staff Technologist - Contract (2 open positions)
Accreditation Canada Diagnostics, formerly IQMH, Centre for Accreditation, provides rigorous, objective, third-party accreditation services according to international standards. We are looking for a quality driven Medical Laboratory Technologist who shares our passion for achieving quality health services for all. In Canada and around the world, we are building a bold and bright future for our enterprise and our clients. If you are looking for a challenge and seeking to be part of something larger than yourself, this position could be for you.
Access to eBinder ePortal is now through the new Accreditation Canada Diagnostics website: https://diagnostics.accreditation.ca/.
A new version of the eBinder iOS and Android apps is now available. To continue using eBinder, assessors must install or upgrade the app on their device.
As much as we might want to, 2020 has been a year that none of us are likely to forget. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused global social and economic disruption, cancellations and postponements of events, travel restrictions, and lockdowns across the world. Today, the pressure on our Canadian healthcare systems has never been greater with daily case numbers continuing to rise, increasing hospital admissions, and ICU bed occupancy reaching critical capacity levels.
Together, Health Standards Organization (HSO) and Accreditation Canada (AC) are happy to announce that we have been selected as one of Excellence Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employer Award winners! Watch the video.
On November 30, 2020, IQMH and Accreditation Canada moved forward with their planned integration by welcoming the IQMH Centre for Accreditation to the Accreditation Canada family. IQMH Centre for Accreditation has been rebranded as Accreditation Canada (AC) Diagnostics. The IQMH Centre for Education and Echocardiography (EQI) services are also part of this transfer, while the IQMH Centre for Proficiency Testing remains within IQMH as a controlled affiliate of Accreditation Canada.
An 8-hour workshop delivered in four 2-hour virtual sessions providing a blueprint for effective implementation of a quality management system.
About this Virtual Course
The virtual classroom will be conducted using Microsoft Teams.
The virtual course will be held as an 8-hour workshop delivered in four 2-hour sessions:
Each session will run for 2 hours from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $695 + tax
In the fall of 2019, Accreditation Canada (AC) and the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH) announced an agreement to join forces bringing the longest standing healthcare accreditation body in Canada and Canada’s largest provider of medical laboratory accreditation and proficiency testing together. In October 2019, IQMH became a controlled affiliate of AC to advance a common goal of improving the quality of healthcare in Canada and around the world.
To defeat COVID-19 everyone has to do their part. Accreditation Canada, Health Standards Organization Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare and our partners have released a suite of resources to support health care and social service workers and their organizations.
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