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.
The week of April 10th–16th 2022, saw us all celebrate National Medical Laboratory Week in honour of medical laboratory professionals and the crucial work they do that is essential to health care.
Accreditation Canada Diagnostics shone a light on the excellence of the medical laboratory community by highlighting the indigo laboratory coat which serves as an iconic symbol of the noble profession.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to shortages in both workforce and supplies required by medical laboratories all over the world. This strain on our medical laboratories poses a challenge to provide continued quality care to patients.
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.
AC Diagnostics is currently accepting laboratory assessor applications for our Spring 2022 virtual platform and encourage you to apply.
We rely on physicians, technologists, managers, and scientists to provide their valuable knowledge and expertise and serve as assessors for the accreditation program.
Here’s what one assessor says about their experience.
We’re thrilled to announce that we are once again accepting applications for our laboratory accreditation assessor pool.
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.
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