2017 OPEN Summit

2017 OPEN Summit

October 3, 2017

The 2017 OPEN Summit brought together invited researchers, educators, policy makers, healthcare professionals, knowledge users and trainees to learn about OPEN’s research and to engage in discussions about improving medication management and primary healthcare.


An emerging challenge: Pharmacists’ ability to counsel a growing immigrant population

Annie Jalal, University of Toronto

Building bridges: How research changes in multi-disciplinary patient inclusive settings

Kate Mercer and Kelly Grindrod, University of Waterloo

The patient perspective on MedsCheck services in Ontario

Elizabeth Bojarski, University of Toronto

Plenary Session: Collaborative co-design of health services innovation through patient and community engagement in research

Rebecca Ganann, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, McMaster University

Identification and pharmacist follow up of actionable atrial fibrillation using an integrated cardiovascular screening approach in community pharmacies

Karla Lancaster, McMaster University

Cost minimization analysis of community pharmacy-based point of care testing for strep throat in British Columbia

Nina Lathia, Independent Health Economic Consultant

Will I lose my license for that? A closer look at disciplinary hearings and what it means for pharmacists’ expanded scope

Ai-Leng Foong, University of Waterloo

Playing telephone: Understanding the state of medication decision making in growing healthcare teams in the time of electronic health records

Khrystine Waked, University of Waterloo

Pharmacist- led pharmacogenomics services in primary care: Preliminary findings from the PRIME Study

Beth Sproule, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and University of Toronto

Incorporating quality improvement into community pharmacy to improve drug prescribing, use and health outcomes for older adults

Brianna Kispal, University of Toronto

Exploring deprescribing opportunities for community pharmacists

Clara Korenvain, University of Toronto

OPEN: Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network

School of Pharmacy
University of Waterloo - Health Sciences Campus
10A Victoria St. S, Kitchener, ON N2G 1C5

Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Toronto – St-George Campus
144 College St, Toronto, ON M5S 3M2

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