Congratulations to Omega Laboratories Inc., Ontario who achieved ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation on June 15, 2022, for their Mississauga, Ontario facility.
Omega Laboratories Inc. is a U.S.-based forensics laboratory whose main business is employee drug testing. In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Omega Laboratories Inc. opened facilities in British Columbia and Ontario to provide COVID-19 antigen testing to support the Film and Television Industry.
World Accreditation Day, established by the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) is an initiative created to recognize and bring awareness to the value of accreditation.
We would like to recognize the Woodlands Limited Pathology Laboratory team in Guyana who have put in significant time and effort to ensure that their laboratory program is built on quality. In pursuing and acquiring ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation from Accreditation Canada Diagnostics, the facility sends a clear signal of commitment to their community for timely, accurate and consistent reports while they maintain health and safety for all staff.
Mackenzie Health, a multi-site organization, has achieved ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation for all its sites. They received their first ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation in August 2009 with Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, and in February 2022, the remaining four laboratory services followed suit, namely, Mackenzie Health, the Cortelluci Vaughn Hospital, The Chronic Kidney Disease Program, and the Mackenzie Health Urgent Care Centre.
The current version (version 8) of the Accreditation Requirements and Guidance Information document is due for a complete review to ensure continued suitability considering changes to the referenced documents and current methodologies.
We are pleased to announce that the Laboratory and Point-of-Care service in FH Health Laboratory and their multiple testing centres have achieved ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation. In choosing this option, the facility sends a clear signal of commitment to quality for staff, patients, and other healthcare providers.
Accreditation Canada Diagnostics would like to celebrate and recognize all 178 of our ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation clients around the world, namely: Canada, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Senegal, and Trinidad & Tobago.
We 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.
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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