Monday, May 26, 2008

Pharmacist helps colleagues expand their patient care; Works wins Tom Smiley national recognition

From the Brantford (Ont.) Expositor:
Tom Smiley has spent 10 years helping pharmacists do more for their patients than count out pills and warn them about side-effects. That work has won Smiley the Pharmacist of the Year award from the Canadian Pharmacists Association.

Smiley has worked for Dell Pharmacy in Brantford since 1982. Ten years ago, he formed his own company, Pharmavision Health Consulting, to write continuing education programs for pharmacists. Smiley has also been involved with integrating pharmacists into family health care in Ontario.

"I'm helping to set the road for pharmacists to assist in patient care," he said. ...more

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