Vision

  • Our evolution as a clinical service will continue. We will embrace the concept of medication management as an important step in our evolution as a clinical service department. Pharmacy will be recognized as a leader in medication therapy and will share this responsibility with physicians, nurses, other healthcare professionals and patients.
  • Pharmacists will participate in continuing education curriculum that will update their knowledge and prepare them in the areas of medication management and distribution. The competency of each person will be documented through testing and certification.
  • All patients will be guaranteed a high level of pharmaceutical care by all staff and by the patient care unit pharmacist.
  • Patients will be aware that they have a dedicated clinical pharmacist who is available to provide patient care around the clock.
  • Pharmacists will participate in patient education regarding their disease state and medication.
  • Pharmacy personnel will be active participants in establishing medication management policies and procedures for the medical center.
  • All aspects of pharmacy services will be coordinated to provide continuity of patient care in medication management.
  • Pharmacy services will incorporate current technology to provide patient care.
  • Pharmacists will document the value and quality added to patient care (safety, efficacy, cost-effectiveness, outcomes, etc.)
  • Pharmacists will actively participate with Quality Management and performance improvement committees.
  • Pharmacy services will provide health education programs to the community to prevent disease and promote public health.
  • Pharmacists will make sound decisions supported by evidence-based medicine.
  • Pharmacists will contribute to and accept responsibility for optimal therapeutic outcomes.
  • Pharmacists will actively engage in research and scholarly activities.