OAML Labs are responsible for over 95% of all patient diagnostic testing outside of hospitals.
The OAML was founded in 1978 to be the voice of the Community Laboratory Sector in Ontario.
The transportation network of OAML members moves 450,000 specimens a day.
Ontario Community Labs serve a geographic area the size of France and Spain combined, roughly 1 million square kilometers.
The OAML has been publishing and distributing clinical practice guidelines for 19 years to more than 20,000 physicians throughout Ontario.
Roughly 120 million tests are performed by OAML member labs annually.
12 OAML Guidelines have been accepted for inclusion in the CMA’s database of evidence-based Canadian clinical practice guidelines (CPGs).
Ontario community labs have over 17 million visitors a year.
OAML Member labs are accredited to international standards by the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH)
OAML member facilities are licensed by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
The OAML has awarded more than $62,000 in scholarships to dedicated students pursuing careers in medical laboratory science