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New Conference by Michener for DI Technologists

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This Spring, the Michener Institute is hosting  WAVELENGTHS2019 – a symposium to advance scholarship and academic practice in the imaging professions.  Also, a pre-conference workshop to cultivate research capacity will be co-hosted by the Research Institute of Health Care Education and Collaborative Academic Practice (CAP) & Bioethics at UHN.   Click here for the full invitation and… Read more »

New Nuc Med Standard

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Please be advised that the Independent Health Facilities (IHF) Clinical Practice Parameters and Facility Standards for Nuclear Medicine (which include PET/CT procedures) have been updated. Click here for more information.

Sonohysterography and Echovist Usage

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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.

CPSO has additional changes to IHF Standards

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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.

Updated DI Standards from CPSO

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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.

New Organization Chart for MOHLTC

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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.

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 »