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Primary Care MedRec Guide

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The foundational principles of medication reconciliation and many of the best practices outlined in this guide have been adapted from previous work developed by ISMP Canada and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute for the Safer Healthcare Now! Medication Reconciliation Intervention.

Advisory Committee

We would like to acknowledge the following organizations who participated in the Advisory Committee. The committee provided guidance on direction and development of the guide.

  • eHealth Ontario
  • Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  • Health Quality Ontario
  • Ontario Pharmacists Association
  • Institute for Safe Medication Practices
  • Queen's Family Health Team
  • Nurse Practitioners' Association of Ontario
  • Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario
  • Ontario Medical Association
  • South East Local Health Integration Network
  • Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Expert Panel

We would also like to acknowledge the members of the expert panel who provided their expertise in medication reconciliation in primary care practice settings in the review of this guide.

  • Eden d'Entremont-MacVicar, University of Health Services, Family Health Team
  • Dr. Michael Hamilton, Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada
  • Robina Khan, University of Health Services, Family Health Team
  • Karen Kieley, Accreditation Canada
  • Lisa McCarthy, Women's College Hospital
  • Suzanne Singh, Mount Sinai Academic Family Health Team
  • Jennifer Turple, Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada
  • Dr. C. Ruth Wilson, Department of Family Medicine Queen's University
ISMP Canada Team
  • Kimindra Tiwana, BSc.Phm, PMP Project Leader
  • Ryan McGuire, BSc.Phm, MSc. QIPS, Medication Safety Specialist
HQO Team
  • Kamal Babrah, B.Kin, MSc(OT), MHSc Quality Improvement Specialist
  • Stacey Bar-Ziv, PhD Team Lead, Quality Improvement
  • Monique LeBrun, BScPT Quality Improvement Specialist
  • Neil McMullin, B.A., MA., B.Ed. Senior Communications Advisor
  • Chris Mondszein, MBChB, Project Coordinator Strategic Partnerships
  • Heather Thomson, RN, MN, Manager Strategic Partnerships