Medication Safety

The two medication safety pharmacists are responsible for managing medication use safety and improvement plans. Job functions include patient and medication safety, staff development/training and medication use improvement.

Current quality improvement initiatives have included:

  • Development and implementation of a pharmacy technician directed medication reconciliation program
  • Adverse Drug Event monitoring through Pyxis trigger tools
  • Assistance with implementation of an antiretroviral screening tool upon admission to prevent adverse drug events
  • Assistance with implementation of a Basal/Bolus Insulin Regimen in place of Sliding Scale Insulin
  • Assistance with implementation of a Hypoglycemia Nursing Protocol

Please contact Ruth LaCasse Kalish, RPh, or Allison Dias, PharmD, for further information on this service.

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