Dr. Lisa Dolovich
Member of the Executive, Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network (OPEN) & Author, Pharmacy in the 21st Century
Lisa will share an inspiring vision for the near future of community pharmacy, which will see the "decoupling" of compounding/dispensing functions from medication management and patient care services, as presented in Pharmacy in the 21st Century. This thought-provoking research document concisely outlines two key directives and 12 principles to guide the profession's transformation.
Significant challenges, however, need to be overcome to achieve the substantial organizational change required within pharmacy and to improve external connections with patients, other healthcare providers and other healthcare organizations. Lisa will summarize reactions to the paper since its publication in January 2019, and where we can go from here.
Executive Vice-President, Pharmacy, Shoppers Drug Mart
Ashesh will speak to current initiatives to evolve pharmacy practice, while seeking to answer the following questions:
We will also update you on some of the exciting projects funded by CFP's Innovation Fund, including: