IDCA Fall News Letter
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Some IHFs received a short email from the IHF Program branch recently relating to Sonohysterography and Echovist usage. The IDCA is asking IHFs operators to let us know if you have received the Ministry email and whether you wish to communicate with others who may also have received the request. Review more information.
The Independent Health Facilities (IHF) Clinical Practice Parameters and Facility Standards for Diagnostic Imaging have been updated, and are now available on the CPSO website at the following link: https://www.cpso.on.ca/Policies-Publications/CPGs-Other-Guidelines/Independent-Health-Facilities/Diagnostic-Imaging. This July 2018 document replaces the 2012 parameters. HOWEVER…there have been further changes too.
The Independent Health Facilities (IHF) Clinical Practice Parameters and Facility Standards for Diagnostic Imaging have been updated, and are now available on the CPSO website at the following link: https://www.cpso.on.ca/Policies-Publications/CPGs-Other-Guidelines/Independent-Health-Facilities/Diagnostic-Imaging. This July 2018 document replaces the 2012 parameters.
Christine Elliott, Minister of Health and Long-term Care Robin Martin, Parliamentary Assistant with Responsibility for Health Helen Angus, Deputy Minister Lynn Guerriero, Assistant Deputy Minister & General Manager, OHIP, Negotiations and Accountability Managemengt Pauline Ryan, Director, Health Services Full organization chart provided as PDF.
Recently, the IDCA has been in discussions with Ministry of Health officials and has decided to postpone its September 21, 2018, conference until Friday April 5, 2019, at the same location, Hazelton Manor, Vaughan. The reason: the government is reviewing all programs and has not determined the direction and has not planned its implementation measures… Read more »
The Orangeworm malwar is of concern and the Ministry Emergency Operations Centre requests that any cyber threats/ incidents be reported to email@example.com or call 1-866-212-2272. Read more detail…
The IDCA is participating in the Ministry of Labour’s Safe At Work Ontario consultations to improve the provincial Occupational Health & Safety Act. The consultation paper for discussion is available at: https://www.labour.gov.on.ca/English/about/consultations/consult_sawo.php Currently, the MOL is conducting an inspection blitz of community health centres until the end of March 2018 to evaluate internal responsibility compliance for… Read more »
Change is on the horizon with many dates to note in this issue of the newsletter. IDCA Newsletter-2018 Winter final
On December 12, 2017, the Strengthening Quality and Accountability for Patients Act, 2017 passed third reading and received Royal Assent, thereby rescinding the Independent Health Facilities Act. Under the new legislation, in Schedule 6 of the Act, the Medical Radiation and Imaging Technology Act, 2017 will replace the Medical Radiation Technology Act, 1991 with new legislation that… Read more »