Monthly Archives: July 2014

Pap Test Results & Reminders to be distributed via Excelleris to providers in BC & Yukon

June 25th, 2014

Note: This bulletin has been sent to all Pap test providers in British Columbia and the Yukon.

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In early July 2014, Pap test providers across British Columbia and the Yukon will be able to access Pap test results and reminder letters through Excelleris.

What you need to know

Pap test results and reminder letters will be distributed in the same manner that your other Lower Mainland Laboratory reports are received. If your reports are received via Excelleris hardcopy (through Meditran), fax, or Excelleris LaunchPad, you will now receive your Pap test results and Pap test reminder letters in the same way.

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Changes to Island Health outpatient laboratory requisition

Note: This memorandum has been sent to all Vancouver Island Clinics and Community Physicians.

Date: June 30, 2014

From: Scott McCarten Manager– Standards, Process Improvement & Quality for Island Health Laboratory Medicine, Pathology & Medical Genetics

The British Columbia Medical Association (BCMA) and the Medical Services Commission (MSC) have jointly mandated further changes to the Standard Outpatient Laboratory Requisition (SOPLR) effective June 30th, 2014. In order to accommodate the mandated changes, the Island Health Laboratories requisition has been updated. Please note that any new orders for Island Health outpatient laboratory requisitions will be filled with this new requisition, which includes the changes outlined below.

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