Mary Lou joined the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council and Safer Healthcare Now! in September 2010 as the Medication Safety Leader for British Columbia.
She is serving as a Quality Leader, supporting medication safety for Clinical Care Management. Mary Lou has vast experience in the field of Medication Reconciliation and provides a wealth of wisdom in its implementation. Mary Lou is a Pharmacist and has spent her career in pediatrics, adult ICU and emergency. Over the last few years she had led medication reconciliation at a regional level in both Manitoba and BC.
Mary Lou's goal is to support the implementation of medication reconciliation across the health regions in BC. Together with the regional Health Authorities and other bodies in the province, the aim of this additional support is to create a learning network, link professional organizations and facilitate the removal of barriers across the system.