What`s New Lab Medicine in New Brunswick?

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Transcript What`s New Lab Medicine in New Brunswick?

“One Lab Many Sites“ Regional Laboratory Medicine Program New Brunswick Update Marek Godlewski MD., MSc, FRCPC Horizon Health Network Saint John Regional Hospital

We have been busy in the Labs in New Brunswick lately!

What’s new?

Post- Creaghan Laboratory Changes

Saint John Regional Hospital Laboratory Medicine and Dalhousie • • Post Graduate AP Residency training Undergraduate involvement (DMNB Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick) – Foundations, Curriculum, Lectures – Labs (Histology, Microbiology) – RIM (Research in Medicine) – Autopsy Experience – Research Committee , HHN Lab Med Program

SJRH Laboratory Medicine Faculty Staff • • • • 11 Anatomical Pathologists 1 Microbiologist 2 Hematopathologists with TM 2 Clinical Scientists – Chemistry and Toxicology – Molecular Genetics 16 Faculty Appointments

NB Regionalization: Horizon Health Network and Vitalite • Vitalite • HHN Both

• • The Laboratory Medicine Program is a REGIONAL Program what’s new?

4 geographical AREAS 6 Regional DIVISIONS – Anatomical Pathology – Clinical Biochemistry – Hematology – Medical Microbiology – Transfusion Medicine – Molecular Diagnostics

Laboratory Medicine Program what’s new?

• • • Each Regional Division has representatives from the geographical Areas that do work in that discipline.

Regional Divisions are lead by a Clinical Chairperson and is supported by an Administrative Director.

The Program is evolving into this new structure and will eventually have one set of policies except where local situations dictate otherwise

What’s new?

• • • • We implemented a common document control system to manage over 8,000 documents across all labs A common SharePoint site was developed for the entire Region All managers across the Region are being trained in LEADS All managers across the Region are being trained in LEAN Six Sigma (white belt)

What’s new

• • • • All Regional Divisions will develop and report on KPIs for our annual Quality and Safety Report A Regional Clinical Council has been developed to advise the Regional Leadership Team and to help preserve the new culture Electronic “homes” have been developed for all Regional Divisions and Committees Adopting OLA as our accreditation system. We worked with OLA to encourage solutions that were Regional in nature

HHN Laboratory Medicine Program, Saint John Regional Hospital and Dalhousie SJRH Dalhousie Pathology

And…The Latest: The Give Campaign

Taking care of beesiness Many Hives One Site…

Thank you

Maritime Pathology Conference in New Brunswick anyone?