TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Medical Laboratories (OAML) would like to congratulate The Honourable Dr. Eric Hoskins and Honourable Dipika Damerla in their new roles as Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and Associate Minister of Health and Long-Term Care respectively. The OAML is looking forward to working with them to ensure the continued provision of excellent quality laboratory services to all Ontarians.
"We have had a strong collaborative relationship with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Minister's office for many years now," said Paul Gould, Chief Executive Officer of the OAML. "We are excited to continue this important partnership with Dr. Hoskins and Dipika Damerla as they take up their new positions."
The OAML would also like to thank the Honourable Deb Matthews for her commitment and dedication to improving the health care system in Ontario during her years as Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. The OAML would like to congratulate her in her new post as President of the Treasury Board.
"We are committed to ensuring that all Ontarians have access to the high quality laboratory services and timely testing their care requires," said Paul Gould. "We look forward to this continued work with the support of our new colleagues at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care."
The OAML was established in 1978 as the voice of Ontario's community medical laboratory sector. OAML member laboratories provide 95% of all diagnostic testing for patients outside of hospitals. The Association is composed of 6 members that operate 24 accredited testing facilities and 329 licensed specimen collection centres across Ontario.
SOURCE: Ontario Association of Medical Laboratories
For further information: Chief Executive Officer: Paul J. Gould, M.A., C.M.C, 416-250-8555, [email protected]