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February 12, 2013


  • Canadian Patient Safety Institute
  • Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada


  • Dr. Karen Hall Barber, BSc (Hons), MD, CCFP
  • Sherri Elms, BSc (Pharm), RPh ACPR
  • Danyal Martin, BAH, BEd, MA, MSC (HQ) Candidate

Purpose of the Call:

The purpose of this call is to learn how the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s University was able to:

  • Raise awareness about medication safety issues ‐ specifically medication reconciliation in primary care.
  • Highlight the need for better communication and connectivity between hospitals, pharmacies, and primary care. (And how we can help each other.)
  • Suggest that primary care take on a leadership role in medication safety ‐ we can (and should!) "own" the list.
  • Stress the importance of medication reconciliation as a continuous, interdisciplinary, and collaborative activity.


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