What Is Central Pharmacy?
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What is central pharmacy services?
An overview of the following services: –
|Rebecca Richmond , Pharm.D. , BCPS Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer|
The Duke Compounding Pharmacy, Perioperative Pharmacy Services, and Pharmacy Procurement, Repackaging, and Distribution are the three different operational departments that make up Central Pharmacy Services. These divisions are each responsible for their own unique tasks.
- The Compounding Pharmacy at Duke University manufactures Compounded Sterile Preparations (CSPs) in accordance with the compounding standards established by the United States Pharmacopeia – National Formulary.
- In addition, Duke Compounding Pharmacy helps the organization fulfill its objective of promoting patient safety by compounding drugs in the most convenient and ready-to-use prescription packaging whenever it is feasible to do so.
The preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative patients are served by the Perioperative Pharmacy, which offers highly specialized clinical and technical pharmacy services to improve the results of surgical procedures. They contribute to the achievement of this objective by working in tandem with surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, nurses, and other auxiliary staff members in order to provide patient-centered care that places an emphasis on the prudent and economical use of pharmaceuticals.
What is central fill pharmacy?
The term “central fill pharmacy” refers to an authorized pharmacy facility that, at the request of an originating pharmacy, fills a prescription medication order and then returns the filled prescription to the originating pharmacy so that it can be delivered to the patient or the patient’s agent.
What is central pharmacy inventory management?
Patients and healthcare providers rely on the central pharmacy as the center of care delivery. Obstacles that manifest in this region have the potential to spread to all of the other parts of a healthcare system. A pharmacy inventory management system that is manual and disconnected from the rest of the pharmacy’s operations is inefficient and puts patients at risk.
Why choose central Pharma?
Technology – The technology used in the pharmaceutical industry is always advancing, and we do our best to keep up. This not only lowers costs but also provides our clients with visibility, traceability, and dependability in our products and services.