PharmacyThe Pharmacy, staffed by Registered Pharmacists and Certified Technicians, provides services that contribute to optimal pharmaceutical patient care. When it comes to the preparation of medication, the pharmacy at Woodlawn Hospital follows strict quality assurance requirements. The Pharmacists ensure that patients receive the exact medications necessary to fulfill the care plan developed by the physicians, paying special attention to possible drug interactions.
The Pharmacy staff uses computers and an automated drug dispensing system to assist with the safe delivery of medications. These systems allow for drug interaction checks, allergy checks, and availability of most medications directly to the nursing units.
The Pharmacists also provide patient medication in bar coded unit doses. This helps the nursing staff with bedside medication verification by ensuring that the right medication goes to the right patient.