As of January 1, 2014, Sonography Canada / Échographie Canada is officially the single national organization working on behalf of Canadian sonographers and supporting the profession of sonography in Canada.
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The Canadian Association of Radiologists has issued a Lifecycle Guidance for Medical Imaging Equipment in Canada to help determine when and under what conditions selected medical imaging devices should be considered for replacement, upgrading, and the introduction of new/ emerging technologies.
Starting with cataract and colonoscopy procedures, MOHLTC is establishing community-based specialty clinics.
The Relocation Application (fixed site) has been revised to reflect changes in policy. For example, the relevant LHIN is to be contacted instead of hospitals by the Ministry in cases in which a proposed relocation is within an identified distance of a community hospital…and there are other changes.
New address: Independent Health Facilities Program 370 Select Drive, PO Box 168, Kingston, ON, K7M 8T4
The Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC) has advised the IDCA of changes to the Ontario Temporary Health Program that will come in to effect January 1, 2014.
It was great to see so many IHF representatives attending the IDCA’s annual conference in Richmond Hill, Ontario on September 20th. The insights shared by our speakers and their responses to our questions were greatly appreciated. Their presentations are available for review.
New Medical Claims Electronic Data Transfer (MC EDT) Web Service is ready for conformance testing. The Ministry has announced that electronic data transfer (EDT) and health card validation (HCV) will be upgraded to an internet web service. IHFs will no longer be required to use a dedicated line, instead using a web portal-like platform called… Read more »
Click to view the latest IDCA July 2013 newsletter.
On behalf of Cancer Care Ontario, the IDCA is forwarding the attached information for your review. We understand that not all of you provide mammography services, however in an effort to ensure that no mammography provider is missed, they have asked us to send this to all diagnostic imaging IHF facilities. The attached information is… Read more »