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New York/New Jersey VA Health Care Network


Pharmacy Services

 For More Information
Pharmacy Contacts
  Pharmacy Frequently Asked Questions
 Related Resources
VISN 2 Formulary *
VA National Formulary
On-Line Prescription Refills
 Using the Telephone Prescription Service
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 Non-VA Resources
PharmWeb *
Medscape DrugInfo *
Drug Infonet *
RxList Internet Drug Index * *

  • 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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