The evolving Clinical Biochemistry Lab

  UHN medical laboratory staff play a key role in leveraging resources to enhance patient care, often identifying and deciding the best ways to implement or modify testing. This role is especially true for UHN Clinical Biochemists, who in the last seven years have helped add over 20 new laboratory instruments and have implemented or... Continue Reading →

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Sarah James awarded inaugural PA Distinguished Service Award, CAP-ACP

  Sarah James, LMP pathologists' assistant and effective July 1, Quality Manager for Timmins Cluster Hospitals, was recently awarded the first ever Pathologists’ Assistants (PA) Section Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP). This is the first year the award has ever been given, and Sarah sets the benchmark extremely high with... Continue Reading →

A tale of two accreditations

On Thursday last week, LMP woke to surprise visits from both the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) to conduct biennial laboratory accreditations of LMP's molecular and cytogenetics labs, and the transfusion laboratory respectively. "Both organizations schedule windows of time for assessments to take place - but it's... Continue Reading →

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