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QCIPA Recommendations

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Statement by Ontario´s Minister of Health on Recommendations to Improve the Quality of Care Information Protection Act, 2004 http://health.gov.on.ca/en/news/bulletin/2015/hb_20150304_1.aspx   QCIPA Review Committee Recommendations http://health.gov.on.ca/en/common/legislation/qcipa/default.aspx

Upcoming Peer Review in IHFs

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The Full Article by Greg Butler, MD, FRCPC, FACR, Chair, Real Time Medical Inc. (A condensed version was cited in the Newsletter – 2015 Spring)    

Diagnostic Imaging Quality Report Webinars

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Diagnostic Imaging Quality Report Webinars On January 15 and 27 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Health Quality Ontario (HQO) will be hosting two webinars for radiologists and members of the diagnostic imaging community to ask questions and provide input  on recent recommendations from the Expert Panel of Diagnostic Imaging Quality Report available here. These… Read more »

Make Your Opinion Count!

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Make Your Opinion Count! Did you know that the Quality Management Partnership (QMP) is recommending the expansion of the Ontario Breast Screening Program and the retrospective peer review of internal cancers for all reading radiologists. Participate in the QMP review by completing a survey and take part in the discussions. Visit: www.cpso.on.ca/QMPconsult For more information….CCO… Read more »

IFHP Changes effective Nov. 5, 2014

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IFHP Changes effective Nov. 5, 2014 New claims codes for the Interim Federal Health Program have been issued by Medavie Blue Cross. Also, changes to the IFHP health care coverage specifically for pregnant women have been issued. See these documents… IFHP Temporary Measures Bulletin FINAL CIC Pregnant Women bulletin FINAL IFHP Temporary Measures Bulletin FINAL_FR… Read more »

Presentations from September Conference

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Based on the feedback received from participants, the information received from the speakers at this year’s conference was insightful and thought-provoking. The presentations from most of the speakers are as follows, in the order of our conference agenda. 1 DI Common Services Sept 2014 3 CPSO CCO Presentation Sept 12 2014 4 MoH Digital Readiness… Read more »

Submit Comments to CAR

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Comments to the CAR Guideline for Performing Ultrasound Examinations of the Female Pelvis should be emailed to feedback@car.ca by Nov. 7th. Dear IHF Owners/Operators, As part of the process to develop guidelines for the Canadian Association of Radiologists, Working Groups comprised of experts in their respective fields conduct research and develop proposals which are then… Read more »

Phase 1 Report Released by Quality Management Partnership

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The IDCA is participating in the consultation and collaboration to develop provincial quality management programs for mammography, colonoscopy and pathology. Please find attached a letter and the Phase 1 Report from Michael Sherar, President and CEO of Cancer Care Ontario, and Dr. Rocco Gerace, Registrar, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, co-sponsors of the… Read more »