Breuker C, Teasdale J, Mallet L, Ricard G, Turcotte JP, Gosselin S, Langlois MF, Imbeault P, Breton M, Couturier Y, Sirois C, Cossette B. Communication between hospitals, Family Medicine Groups and community pharmacists during transitions of care interventions. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2022 Aug;18(8):3290-3296.doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.09.006. Epub 2021 Sep 25.
Summary of Findings:
The surveyed pharmacists reported an increased frequency of communication and satisfaction with the information exchanged between the pharmacists of different settings during the Transition of Care study compared to usual care, before the study. The pharmacists extended scope of practice offers new opportunities to optimize TOC interventions.