Pharmacy Services - New York/New Jersey VA Health Care Network
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New York/New Jersey VA Health Care Network

 

Pharmacy Services

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Services
  • Prescription/medication order processing
  • Drug procurement and inventory management
  • Staff and patient education
  • Medication error prevention
  • Streamlining of medication errors
  • Drug dose monitoring- particularly with respect to age and changing kidney function
  • Primary care services – consultant to providers in primary care
Pharmaceutical care provides drug therapy for the purpose of achieving positive outcomes that improve a patient's quality of life.
These outcomes are:
     cure of a disease
     elimination or reduction of a patient's symptoms
     arresting or slowing of a disease process
     preventing a disease or disease symptoms

VA pharmacists and other health care professionals partner together in developing and monitoring therapeutic outcomes for the patient to avoid drug related problems.


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