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Archive: February 9, 2016






Purpose of the Call:

  1. Understand how building a coordinated cross sectoral team impacts the patient experience during transitions.
  2. Learn how hospital, case managers, nursing home and pharmacy came together to change the Medication Reconciliation process resulting in reduced polypharmacy and hospital visits due to medication adverse effects.
  3. Recognize the impact of BOOMR (BARRIE COORDINATED CROSS SECTORAL MEDICATION RECONCILIATION) on system efficiencies, inter-professional communication and resident, family and staff satisfaction.
  4. Learn about a new tool designed for patients to help engage them and their health care providers in a conversation about their medications.


  • Kim Streitenberger, Project Leader, ISMP Canada (facilitator)
  • Carla Beaton, RPh, BScPhm, CGP, FASCP, Vice President of Clinical Innovations and Quality Improvement at Medical Pharmacies Group Limited
  • Michal Racki, Clinical Pharmacist, MedRec Project Lead, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
  • Sheila Burton, RN, MHA, GNC ©, Resident Services Consultant with Sienna Senior Living in Ontario
  • Denis O’Donnell, RPh, BScPhm, ACPR, PharmD, Director of Clinical Research at Medical Pharmacies Group Limited
  • Alice Watt, RPh, BScPhm, Medication Safety Specialist, ISMP Canada
  • Mike Cass, BscN, MSN/FNP, Patient Safety Improvement Lead, CPSI


Canadian Patient Safety Institute and Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada