Speakers line up for the 2017 POLQM Fall Conference - (Speakers' bios)

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Name Organization Topic
Baljit Singh PHSA Simple tools for tackling quality improvement initiatives
Karen Dallas Providence Care Active Quality Initiatives, today and tomorrow.
Quality Training in Laboratory Medicine
Phillip Morehouse LifeLabs Making a Quality Professional for the Medical Laboratory: Past, Present and Future…
Lucy Berte Laboratories Made Better Consulting 5 things to make lab quality Better
Carolyn Canfield Hon Lecturer UBC Dept. of Family Practice Patient-Centred Care - a patient's perspective
Debbie Griswold BC Agency for Pathology and laboratory Medicine Patient-Centred Care - the laboratory perspective
Jennifer Flexman LifeLabs Personalized Care: Improving Patient Experience in the Lab Sector
Michael Noble University of British Columbia
Sheila Woodcock QSE Consulting The evolution of ISO standards for medical laboratories
Jim Hutchinson VIHA Antimicrobial care - Stewardship as Quality Progress
John Galbraith VIHA Getting testing and reporting right in microbiology
Veronica Restelli UBC CMPT Extending the early and late scopes and functions of EQA
Blake Gilks Vancouver Coastal Health Laboratory Developed Tests - evil necessity or necessary evil
Aaron Hirschfeld BD Biosciences Canada New alternatives to Laboratory Developed Tests
Lucy Perrone ITECH University of Washington Challenges for Quality Education
Malcolm Ashford BCSLS How BC's new College will enhance Laboratory Quality
Christine Nielsen CSMLS Culture for Quality in Canadian Laboratories.
Robert Rennie University of Alberta Advances in Medical Microbiology - Are the patients better off?
Michael Astion Seattle Children's Hospital Truths and falsehoods of new lab technology: What do Theranos and successful inventors have in common?