2019 OPEN Summit

2019 OPEN Summit

March 26, 2019

The 2019 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.


Time trends among new users of osteoporosis drugs over 20 years in Ontario, Canada

Kaleen N. Hayes

Pharmaceutical opinion services in Ontario: the OPEN ATLAS

Nancy He

Community pharmacy influenza immunization services in Ontario: the OPEN ATLAS

Maha Chaudhry

Pharmacy smoking cessation program services in Ontario: the OPEN ATLAS

Lindsay Wong

MedsCheck long-term care in Ontario: the OPEN ATLAS

Avery Loi

MedsCheck at home services in Ontario: the OPEN ATLAS

Qihang Gan

Impact of the October 2016 policy change on the delivery of MedsCheck annual and MedsCheck diabetes services in Ontario community pharmacies: the OPEN ATLAS

Ahmad Shakeri

Pharmacist activities for persons with intellectual disabilities: a scoping review

Catherine Lee & Tejal Patel

User feedback of electronic medication adherence products for older adults: a qualitative analysis

Sadaf Faisal & Tejal Patel

The usability, acceptability and functionality of smart oral multidose dispensing systems for medication adherence: a scoping review

Sadaf Faisal & Tejal Patel

Classification system for electronic medication adherence products

Jessica Ivo & Tejal Patel

Face and content validation of an instrument to measure medication management capacity in older adults

Aidan McDougall & Tejal Patel

Tools to assess capacity to manage medications: stratification by patient specific limitations

Jessica Ivo & Tejal Patel

Older adult – caregiver dyad discrepancies in older adult's capacity to manage medications

Jessica Ivo & Tejal Patel

Development and testing of a framework for the assessment of health-related risks among travelers by pharmacists in Ontario

Heidi V.J. Fernandes

Pharmacy HUB|C - Helping Unlock Better Care

Richard Violette and Joseph Fonseca

The proportion, conditions, and predictors of emergency department visits that can be potentially managed by pharmacists’ expanding scope in Ontario between 2010 and 2017

Sherilyn K.D. Houle

How are we preparing new pharmacists for a role as travel health care providers? A curricular environmental scan of travel medicine training at schools and faculties of pharmacy in Canada

Sherilyn K.D. Houle

Completion of multiple-dose travel vaccine series and the availability of pharmacist immunizers: a retrospective analysis of administrative data in Alberta, Canada

Sherilyn K.D. Houle

Experiences introducing the Clinical Trials Ontario centralized research ethics system for community-based, multi-site pharmacy-led medication management research in primary health care teams across Ontario

Annalise Mathers

Applying the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) to a deprescribing intervention in community pharmacies in Ontario

Annalise Mathers & Aseel Abuzour

Developing a statins deprescribing guideline: challenges and opportunities

Lise M. Bjerre

Evaluation of collaborative approaches to integration of medication management within the healthcare system

Melanie MacInnis

Geriatric pharmacology information design materials to optimize prescribing: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Thomas Laughton, Jennifer Tung & Jack Bodkin

The establishment of OPEN’s Citizens’ Panel

Zahava Rosenberg-Yunger & CP Co-presenter

The feasibility of patient-specific academic detailing for smoking cessation

Margaret Jin

Spinal cord injury and medication management: a descriptive qualitative study exploring the experiences of community-dwelling adults in Ontario

Lauren Cadel

Enhanced communication between inpatient and community pharmacists to optimize medication management during transitions of care

Miles Luke

Addressing influenza vaccine hesitancy in Ontario community pharmacies: Identifying targets for action using behavior change framework

Gokul Raj Pullagura

A qualitative study on perceived barriers and facilitators of implementing an antimicrobial stewardship intervention in the management of urinary tract infections in a long-term care setting

April Chan

Use of Electronic Medication Adherence Aids: An Analysis of Usability and Workload

Jessica Ivo and Tejal Patel

Uptake of travel health services by community pharmacies and patients following pharmacist immunization scope expansion in Ontario, Canada

Heidi V.J. Fernandes

How will the Pharmacy Trial Program support development and funding for professional services in Australia?

Dr. Lisa Nissen Professor (Head), School of Clinical Sciences Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Strategies to ensure that pharmacists are heard during inter-professional rounds

Clarence Lam

Team Approach to Polypharmacy Evaluation and Reduction (TAPER): Findings from a Feasibility Study

Dee Mangin & Jane Jurcic-Vrataric

Using community engagement to facilitate adoption and implementation of deprescribing initiatives in primary care

Barb Farrell

Using a behavioral science approach to explore wicked problems in community pharmacy

Andrea Bishop and Beverley Zwicker

Use of Professional Pharmacy Services Differs Across Ontario: The OPEN Atlas

Suzanne M. Cadarette

Incidents Associated with Centralized Automated Processing of Multi-Medication Compliance Packs

Certina Ho and Adrian Boucher

Identification of Barriers and Facilitators to Follow-up for People with Diabetes by Community Pharmacists

Lori MacCallum

Evolving Landscape of Using Primary Care Data for Research: Lessons / Learnings for Pharmacy

Dr. Michelle Greiver MD MSc, Gordon F. Cheesbrough Research Chair in Family and Community Medicine, North York General Hospital and 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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