• Manitoba Government Announces Digital Mammography Roll-Out
    June 26, 2015

    Comprehensive, Province-wide System will Include Mobile Digital Mammography Screening: Minister Blady

    Manitoba patients will benefit from a comprehensive, fully integrated provincial system for digital mammography, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today. MORE >

  • The Value of Improving Appropriate Diagnostic Testing, Treatments and Procedures
    June 24, 2015

    PrintMore is not necessarily better when it comes to health care treatment. Unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures take away from care by potentially exposing patients to harm, which could lead to more testing to investigate false positives and contribute to stress for patients. These unnecessary tests also put increased strain on the resources of our health care system. MORE >

  • DSM Sites Maintain Gold-Standard CAP Accreditation
    June 18, 2015

    As part of a two-year accreditation cycle, Diagnostic Services Manitoba’s (DSM) College of American Pathologists accredited laboratories recently underwent a reinspection and maintained full accreditation under the stringent standards of CAP’s Laboratory Accreditation Program.

    DSM’s CAP accredited facilities include all Health Sciences Centre and St. Boniface Hospital laboratories as well as the Pathology Labs at Winnipeg’s community sites – Victoria General Hospital, Seven Oaks General Hospital and Grace Hospital – and at Westman Laboratory in Brandon. MORE >

  • A Culture of Quality: DSM's Quality Management Program Puts Patient Safety First
    June 16, 2015

    Most people know the words, “Quality Assurance,” and many people have seen the “ISO certified” banners prominently displayed on company buildings. Even without knowing exactly what ISO means, we know that those banners speak to the trustworthiness and quality of the companies allowed to display them. MORE >

  • DSM Committed to Quality of Care and Patient Safety
    June 15, 2015

    DSM’s Quality of Care and Patient Safety video helps to illustrate the role that Quality Management plays in medical diagnostics. The video explores DSM’s Accreditation activities, External Proficiency Testing, and the Critical Incident process from the perspectives of the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Operating Officer and the Chair of the Board of Directors. To watch the video click here.