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Conference postponed from Sept. to April 5, 2019

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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 »

“Orangeworm” Threat issued by MOHLTC

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The Orangeworm malwar is of concern and the Ministry Emergency Operations Centre requests that any cyber threats/ incidents be reported to eocoperations.moh@ontario.ca or call 1-866-212-2272. Read more detail…

Participation in SAWO Consultations

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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 »

Latest IDCA newsletter

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Change is on the horizon with many dates to note in this issue of the newsletter. IDCA Newsletter-2018 Winter final

New Governing Legislation

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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 »

Revised Agenda for Conference 2017

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Significant change is afoot for our industry.  Learn first-hand at the annual conference on September 8th at Le Parc Conference Centre, Richmond Hill. Register today! IDCA Conference 2017 Brochure for registration

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers to be Regulated with the CMRTO

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On August 2, 2017, the CMRTO received a letter from the Workforce Planning and Regulatory Affairs Division of the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care directing the CMRTO to regulate diagnostic medical sonographers and begin registration by January 2018. The measure will “enhance public protection and make the regulatory framework consistent for all areas of… Read more »

2017 Conference Details

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Survival Economies for IHFs is this year’s theme on September 8th at Le Parc Conference Centre in Richmond Hill, ON.  Register today…. IDCA Conference 2017 Brochure for registration