Monthly Archives: January 2016

Choosing Wisely Manitoba – Appropriate use of Vitamin D Testing

January 18,16

Clinical evidence shows that screening for vitamin D deficiency in healthy individuals is generally not necessary as it does not provide patient benefit. As part of Choosing Wisely Manitoba, DSM has been asked to implement new ordering criteria to improve service delivery for medically indicated vitamin D tests and to promote more effective use of […]

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2016 Pathology Conferences

DSM is pleased to be a partner in presenting two Pathology Conferences in 2016: The cIQc and Diagnostic Services Manitoba Joint Symposium on Shaping the Future of Quality Improvements in Pathology June 10-12, 2016 Radisson Hotel Downtown Winnipeg View More Information Here Register Now DSM Digital Pathology Conference, in partnership with Canada Health Infoway September […]

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New 25(OH) Vitamin D Ordering Criteria and Requisition Effective February 1, 2016

Clinical evidence shows that screening for vitamin D deficiency in healthy individuals is generally not necessary as it does not provide patient benefit. As part of Choosing Wisely Manitoba, DSM has been asked to implement new ordering criteria along with a new requisition. Please see the Clinical Practice Change which outlines the full details of […]

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Choosing Wisely Manitoba: Charting the Right Course of Care

January 13,16

More is not always better and the same is true for medical tests and treatments.Diagnostic Services Manitoba is pleased to be a partner in Choosing Wisely Manitoba, along with the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI). Please read more about this initiative – Choosing Wisely Manitoba press release, January 13, 2016.

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