Ontario Pharmacists' Association Company Profile

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The Ontario Pharmacists' Association (OPA) advocates for the profession of pharmacy and for the quality care and well being of the people of Canada's largest province. Pharmacists are experts in medication and disease management. We are dedicated to advancing patient care and improving medication use in Ontario. The OPA is working to support the expanding role of the pharmacist to improve the health of all Ontarians. We provide a wide range of professional services and education programs for our members and work closely with government and other health care providers. OPA is a voluntary organization with over six thousand members. The Association was founded in the mid-sixties but has deep roots in Ontario, dating back to the early 1900's. OPA members practice in community pharmacies, hospitals, industry and long term care facilities and also include educators, researchers and students


23 Lesmill Road, Suite 301
Don Mills
M3B 3P6


Phone: (416) 441-0788
Fax: (416) 441-0791

News Articles [595 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Poll: Majority of Ontario patients trust pharmacists with MMJ dispensing

David SalazarThe poll, which comes as the OPA pushes for regulatory changes that would allow pharmacists to dispense medical cannabis, found that 70% of patients think pharmacists should be involved i...

California Pharmacists Association Launches New, Revamped Website

New features bring improved navigation and streamlined structure of content California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) launched the new website to kic...

Health care coalition seeks ways to improve prior authorization, timely access to care

Health care leaders, including physicians, pharmacists, medical groups, hospitals and health insurance providers, are collaborating to put forth a new industry-wide effort to simplify prior authorizat...

CVS Health lauds its 30,000 pharmacists for American Pharmacists Month

David SalazarAs part of American Pharmacists Month, CVS Health is recognizing the work that its pharmacists do to improve the health of their patients through increased access to care. read more

Lawmakers target ‘gag orders’ against pharmacists sharing cheaper drug options

Body:  Several state and federal officials have committed to addressing concerns about “gag clauses” which prevent pharmacists from telling patients about cheaper alternatives to obtain presc...

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: How Can Pharmacists Help?

What role can pharmacists play in preventing and treating neonatal abstinence syndrome? Medscape Pharmacists

California Pharmacists Association Braces for Largest Attendance at Event

Western Pharmacy Exchange Becomes a Staple as California’s Premier Pharmacy Conference California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is preparing for the largest attendan...

Benzer Pharmacy unveils MTM offering

Gisselle GaitanThe Tampa, Fla-based retailer is looking to bridge the gap between pharmacists and patients by providing increased access to pharmacists.   read more

PubMed Articles [1536 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Providing Methadone Maintenance Treatment Among Rural Community Pharmacists in Southwestern Ontario.

Misuse of opioids has become a public health concern across North America. Rural patients have limited access to methadone maintenance treatment (MMT), an opioid addiction-treatment service that could...

Pharmacists as Vaccinators: An Analysis of their Experiences and Perceptions of their new role.

In 2012, Ontario pharmacists were granted immunization privileges to administer influenza vaccines to the public. This study explored the experiences and practices of pharmacist vaccinators and the im...

Community pharmacists as first responders in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

Pharmacists' scope of practice in travel health: A review of state laws and regulations.

The primary objective of this study was to assess pharmacists' authority to provide travel health services in each state and Washington, DC. Secondary objectives were to determine the need for collabo...

Communication failure: analysis of prescribers' use of an internal free-text field on electronic prescriptions.

Electronic prescribing promises to improve the safety and clarity of prescriptions. However, it also can introduce miscommunication between prescribers and pharmacists. There are situations where info...

Clinical Trials [1579 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Home Medication Reviews by Pharmacists in Ontario, Canada

RATIONALE: Several examples in the literature describe the types of medication management issues uncovered during the course of home-based medication reviews. For example, the investigato...

Proximity Work in Family Medicine Groups : the Impact of Pharmacists

The project objective is to evaluate the impact of the recent addition of pharmacists within family medicine groups (FMGs) on organizational and clinical parameters. The process by which c...

The Association of Sex With Guideline-based Perioperative Care in Hip Fracture Surgery

The investigators will use multilevel multivariable regression analysis to measure the association of sex with provision of guideline-based perioperative care for hip fracture surgery in O...

The Association Between Food Insecurity and Incident Type 2 Diabetes in Canada: A Population-based Cohort Study

A pervasive and persistent finding is the health disadvantage experienced by those in food insecure households. While clear associations have been identified between food insecurity and di...

Involvement of Community Pharmacists in Complex Care Plans for Diabetic Patients, a Pilot Study

This project is an initiative to bring physicians, nurses, community pharmacists and patients together in collaborative planning in the management of diabetes, which aligns with the collab...

Companies [1624 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Ontario Pharmacists' Association

The Ontario Pharmacists' Association (OPA) advocates for the profession of pharmacy and for the quality care and well being of the people of Canada's largest province. Pharmacists are experts in medic...

Kansas Pharmacists Association

Welcome to The Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA) was established in 1880 and has over 1,000 members and represents pharmacists across the state.Mission Statement The ...

California Pharmacists Association (CPhA)

The California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) was founded in 1869 and is the largest state association representing pharmacists. CPhA represents pharmacists, technicians, and stud...

California Pharmacist Association

The California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) was founded in 1869 and is the largest state association representing pharmacists. CPhA represents pharmacists, technicians, and stud...


The Illinois Pharmacists Association is dedicated to enhancing the professional competency of pharmacists, advancing the standards of pharmacy practice, improving pharmacists’ effectiveness in assur...

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