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McMaster HealthLabs achieves ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation

By Editor on 11/23/2021

McMaster HealthLabs TeamWe are pleased to announce McMaster HealthLabs has achieved ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation. In acquiring this designation, the facility sends a clear signal of commitment to quality for those to whom they provide services.

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Improving safety, efficiency and morale — how a laboratory refresh breathes new life in patient testing

By Editor on 11/11/2021

This article is written by Rob Kerekes, Accreditation Canada Diagnostics Accreditation Assessor; and Manager of Laboratory Services, South Huron Hospital Association

Image of lab personnel During this difficult time of hospital budget constraints and stress on staff and workload, the South Huron Hospital Association (SHHA) decided to invest in a laboratory renovation project to improve safety, efficiency and aesthetics.

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Celebrating Medical Radiation Technologist Week

By Editor on 11/8/2021

MRT Week 2021Medical radiation technologists (MRTs) play an essential role in the healthcare system, delivering professional imaging and radiation-related treatment services with a caring touch, allowing patients to fully benefit from the latest in medical diagnostic and treatment technology.

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Canadian Patient Safety Week

By Editor on 10/26/2021

Canadian Patient Safety Week 2021Canadian Patient Safety Week (CPSW) is an annual campaign that began in 2005 to inspire improvement in patient safety and quality. This initiative is now part of the newly amalgamated Healthcare Excellence Canada, an organization which works with patients and other partners to deliver lasting improvement in patient safety and experience, work life of healthcare providers, value for money and the health of everyone in Canada.

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IQMH Centre for Accreditation is now part of the Accreditation Canada family as Accreditation Canada Diagnostics

By Editor on 11/30/2020



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.

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Accreditation Canada Diagnostics

1500–393 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1E6 Canada

Phone: 416-323-9540 
Toll-free: 1-877-323-9540 
Fax: 416-323-9324 

Email: accreditation@acdiagnostics.ca

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AC Diagnostics is a group of diagnostics assessment programs offered byAccreditation Canada.