NEWS

  • University of Manitoba Announces New Pathology Headship
    July 4, 2016

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    Dr. Brian Postl, Dean, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba and Mr. Jim Slater, Chief Executive Officer, Diagnostic Services Manitoba are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gabor Fischer as Department Head, Pathology in the Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences; and Vice President Research, Education and Quality, and Clinical Pathologist for Diagnostic Services of Manitoba effective July 1, 2016. MORE >

  • Growing Momentum for Choosing Wisely, Locally and Nationally
    June 27, 2016

    In health care as it is in life, more is not always better. Unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures undermine our ability to provide care by potentially exposing patients to delays and even unintended harm. Unnecessary testing takes away resources that are required for new and improved diagnostics. This issue is a global phenomenon with many jurisdictions beginning to realize the importance of appropriate testing guidelines and the need for information and leadership to help address the growing volume of test requests. MORE >

  • Benefits of Provincial LIS in Action
    June 27, 2016

    Only a few years ago, there were three separate Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) in Manitoba – one in the WRHA, one in Brandon, and a smaller program in the 15 rural hub labs, with each operating its own version. The remaining 50 rural labs were still relying on pen to paper data. MORE >