Ontario Improving Patient Care Through Innovative Health Technologies: EORLA Receives a $197,760 Grant to Improve Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

  Ontario Improving Patient Care Through Innovative Health Technologies Released by: Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care April 3, 2017 12:50 P.M. Ontario has committed to funding 15 innovative health technologies via grants from the new Health Technologies Fund (HTF). The grants support the development of software and mobile devices that focus on the delivery…

Registration is now open: IQMH-EORLA Symposium 2015

IQMH-EORLA Symposium 2015 Beyond quality: The laboratory as a high reliability organization October 17, 2015 The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, Ottawa, Ontario High reliability organizations (HRO) are defined in terms of their results. They are highly predictable and effective operations in hazardous situations where there is high potential for significant harm. HROs operate without mistakes…

Ottawa Citizen Article – Hospital lab professionals ‘unseen champions’ of patient care in eastern Ontario

OTTAWA — They call themselves the “unseen champions” of patient care. Last year, they completed 13 million specimen tests at Eastern Ontario hospital laboratories, generating faster results at lower cost without sacrificing quality. Doctors rely on their work for 85 per cent of medical diagnoses and treatment decisions — 100 per cent in the case…