Expanding Pharmacy Services in Canada: Measuring the Opportunity

The Conference Board of Canada, July 12, 2017
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The scope of pharmacy services has expanded in many Canadian jurisdictions in recent years, with each province and territory taking a different approach to optimize these changes for better health and value.

Webinar Highlights

This 60-minute webinar examines the value of expanding selected community pharmacy services and presents key opportunities for optimizing community pharmacy by leveraging the Conference Board of Canada’s 2017 report The Value of Expanded Pharmacy Services in Canada and 2017 briefing Getting the Most out of Community Pharmacy: Recommendations for Action.

The objectives of this webinar are to:

  • provide an overview of the evolution and current state of pharmacy services in Canada
  • showcase the health and economic impact of three services currently delivered within a community pharmacy setting that have the potential to be expanded: smoking cessation, advanced medication review and management for cardiovascular disease, and pneumococcal vaccination
  • present key opportunities to optimize community pharmacy

About Isabelle

Isabelle Gagnon-ArpinIsabelle Gagnon-Arpin is a Senior Research Associate in the Conference Board’s Health Economics and Policy group. She has over eight years of experience conducting research and analyzing health and social services data within a range of settings spanning academia, federal and provincial government, private and not-for-profit organizations. Since joining the Conference Board in January 2016, Isabelle has been leading research projects and providing expertise in epidemiology, health economics and public policy.

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