Monthly Archives: October 2016

Call for DSM Research and Innovation Grants

October 18,16

DSM’s Research Strategy is intended to support research opportunities that meet the overall principles and strategic priorities for diagnostic services in Manitoba; please review the details below regarding DSM’s guidelines, opportunities and funding. Click here for additional information on the DSM Research and Innovation Grants.

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INR POCT Access Pilot Project

October 17,16

As the province’s diagnostics leader, DSM has a significant role to play, not only in delivery of our own services, but in guiding best practices for diagnostics across the province. When the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority had the idea to pilot new INR testing methods to improve patient care, they looked to our laboratory experts […]

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Sonography Education Day

October 16,16

Philips and DSM are partnering to bring a rewarding educational opportunity to Manitoba radiologists and sonographers. The event, which is taking place on Saturday, November 5 in Winnipeg, features several presentations by Canadian experts.

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Awareness of Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analog Testing

October 11,16

With recent news that fentanyl and related drugs are in Winnipeg, DSM wants to ensure emergency physician awareness of available Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analog Testing. Please see the Clinical Communication regarding this testing.

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Sonography Week October 3-9

October 4,16

This week we celebrate Manitoba’s sonographers, who are an integral part of the patient care team. Sonography, or ultrasound, is an examination that uses sound waves to obtain pictures of the internal structures and organs in the body. Thank you for your commitment to Manitoba physicians and patients! See Sonography Canada’s Sonography Week poster.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Sonography and Local Global Expert

Did you know that Sonography is 50 years old this year and that Dr. Edward Lyons, a local radiologist, was instrumental in making ultrasound one of modern medicine’s most widely used diagnostic tools? Read more about Dr. Lyons’ achievements in ultrasound.

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Health Care Support Workers’ Week – October 3-7

Thank you to all of the dedicated Health Care Support Workers who supported not only, diagnostic services across DSM, but in every area of health!

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