Publications & Posters

Northwest Telepharmacy Solutions’ (NTS) research measures the impact and acceptance of innovative, technology-based patient care initiatives. Our research focuses on quality and safety programs and services deemed vital to the practice of pharmacy and patient care in Canadian health facilities.  Our research goals include engagement with experienced researchers in health care institutions and translation of knowledge gained through our research via publications and presentations to improve patient health care outcomes and decrease health care costs.

Ongoing projects

Feasibility, Patient Satisfaction and Health Care Resource Utilization with Implementation of a Pharmacist-led Best Possible Medication Discharge Plan (BPMDP) via Tele-Robot in a Remote and Rural Community Hospital

Publications

Posters

  • McDonald K, Lambert N. Telepharmacy Model Supporting 24/7 Pharmacist Medication Order Review in Community Hospitals. 5th Annual Quality Forum, Feb 2016. Poster presented at Vancouver, Canada.
  • McDonald K, Lambert N. 3-year Review of a Remote Pharmacist-Directed Warfarin Service. 5th Annual Quality Forum, Feb 2016. Poster presented at Vancouver, Canada.
  • Dhaliwall S, Kuiack J, Malinowski J, McDonald K. Telepharmacy Support of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in a Small Rural Acute Care Hospital. Annual Professional Practice Conference 2015. Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists. Poster presented at Toronto Canada.