The MAC

The MAC provides comprehensive medication assessments and education for your patients. It's an initiative run by faculty and students at the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition. 

Benefits of the MAC: 

  • Proven patient impact - more than 4 drug therapy recommendations made per patient referred to MAC by family physicians in Saskatoon
  • Saves you time - let us sort through complex drug regimens and drug history, natural health products, and over-the-counter medications
  • Assessment forms faxed directly to you - contains recommendations to optimize medication regimens
  • FREE - no cost to you or your patients; includes free parking
  • Valued by physicians and patients - "The letters were very practical and the outcomes were very good." "...prior to that medication assessment I could not walk from the kitchen to the car without having to stop 3 times."

The MAC iOPS

The MAC iOPS was launched on March 2, 2020. Similar to the MAC, it provides comprehensive medication assessments and education for patients as well as the opportunity to engage in case conferences and one-on-one meetings with our team physician.

Benefits of the MAC iOPS:

  •  FREE - no cost to you or your patients; includes free parking 
  •  Saves you time - let us help you by reviewing complex chronic pain medication regimens, switch/taper opioids, initiate new medications such as methadone or buprenorphine/naloxone, and by providing specialized chronic pain, mind and movement treatments. 
  •  Assessment letters faxed directly to you - contains recommendations for optimum chronic pain management and/or opioid tapering/switching 
  •  Naloxone - our team provides naloxone training and we also have free naloxone kits for patients 
  •  NEW! - the MAC iOPS includes an option to engage in a case conference which would include yourself (referring provider) and our clinical team to discuss a patient case 
  • NEW! - the MAC iOPS now provides provider support opportunities! These opportunities consist of one-on-one meetings with our team physician to support clinical decisions