Published on in Vol 9, No 11 (2020): November

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/18981, first published .
Length of Initial Prescription at Hospital Discharge and Long-Term Medication Adherence for Elderly, Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients: Protocol for an Interrupted Time Series Study

Length of Initial Prescription at Hospital Discharge and Long-Term Medication Adherence for Elderly, Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients: Protocol for an Interrupted Time Series Study

Length of Initial Prescription at Hospital Discharge and Long-Term Medication Adherence for Elderly, Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients: Protocol for an Interrupted Time Series Study

J D Schwalm 1, 2*, MD, MSc;  Noah M Ivers 3, 4, 5*, MD, PhD;  Zachary Bouck 6, 7, MPH;  Monica Taljaard 8, 9, PhD;  Madhu K Natarajan 1, 2, MD;  Lisa Dolovich 10, PharmD, MSc;  Kednapa Thavorn 5, 8, 11, PhD;  Tara McCready 1, MBA, PhD;  Erin O'Brien 1, BA;  Jeremy M Grimshaw 8, 11, MBChB, PhD

1 Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences , Hamilton, ON, CA

2 Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, CA

3 Family Practice Health Centre, Women's College Hospital , Toronto, ON, CA

4 Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto , Toronto, ON, CA

5 ICES , Toronto, ON, CA

6 Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto , Toronto, ON, CA

7 Centre for Drug Policy and Evaluation, Unity Health Toronto , Toronto, ON, CA

8 Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, CA

9 School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa , Toronto, ON, CA

10 Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto , Toronto, ON, CA

11 Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa , Ottawa, ON, CA

*these authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • J D Schwalm, MD, MSc
  • Population Health Research Institute
  • McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences
  • 237 Barton Street East
  • Hamilton General Hospital, DBVSRI
  • Hamilton, ON
  • CA
  • Phone: 1 905-577-1423
  • Email: schwalj@mcmaster.ca