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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 »

Register Now for Conference Sept 12th

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Navigating through the Evolving IHF Regulatory Framework is the focus of the 2014 IDCA conference on September 12th at the Le Parc Conference Centre in Richmond Hill.  Register today! The past year has seen a number of changes in our key contacts at the Ministry’s IHF Program office, as well as the introduction of new… Read more »

July 1st — New Health & Safety Training Mandatory

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Workers and supervisors may either take part in a one-hour tutorial free online, either individually or in groups, or review hardcopy workbooks. Once the e-learning training module is complete, an employee will receive a certificate that is valid for the remainder of his or her career. Online – Workers: http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/elearn/worker/index.php The workbook: http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/pdf/workbook.pdf Online –… Read more »

Information for Xray Inspection Services

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Revised information pamphlets reflect the current installation plan approval process and provide links to the revised forms, now required to accompany installation plan applications. The following PDFs of the pamphlets are provided in English and French separately. To submit a plan application, email: xrisplans@ontario.ca or call 416-327-7937 with general questions.   XRIS-ENGLISH-XRIS-GENERAL-pamphletApr2014 XRIS-ENGLISH-XRIS-plan-pamphlet-Medical-Apr-2014 XRIS-FRANCAIS-XRIS-RENSEIGNEMENTS-GENERAUX-APR-2014 XRIS-FRANCAS-XRIS-PLANS-DE-MEDICALE-Apr-2014

Letter sent to ADM Fitzpatrick

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Recently, the Board of Directors sent a letter to the Ministry regarding the possible impact the upcoming OMA negotiations may have on future funding and sustainability of the IHF sector.  For more information please see the  Letter.

Applications for Specialty Clinics Due April 22 to local LHIN

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Applications, guidelines, forms and FAQs are on the MOHLTC website at: www.ontario.ca/specialtyclinics.  The application process for non-profit community-based specialty clinics for low-risk cataract services was launched yesterday. There are distinct application processes and materials for hospital-based Specialty Clinics and Independent Health Facility Specialty Clinics: IHF applicants will submit an application through a Call for Applications… Read more »