The Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast Pharmacy Department offers each and every patient individualized, high-quality care regardless of their need. An integral part of our seamless functionality includes our advanced electronic medical record featuring computerized physician order entry.
Decentralized clinical staff pharmacists are responsible for:
In addition, clinical staff pharmacists in the main pharmacy are responsible for order verification for miscellaneous units, compounding and IV preparations.
Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast pharmacists can be consulted to provide assistance to the medical staff in customizing patients' vancomycin, aminoglycoside and anticoagulation therapy. Pharmacists assess a patient's clinical condition, review laboratory data, determine the appropriate regimen, write progress notes, and order medication and additional laboratory values, if necessary. Patients are followed daily by the pharmacy and adjustments in therapy are made as needed to achieve desired therapeutic outcomes.
Pharmacists participate in multidisciplinary rounds. During rounds, pharmacists review patient drug profiles, make recommendations to individualize medication regimens, monitor for adverse effects and suggest alternative regimens when warranted. Interventions are documented in the hospital's intervention database.
Medication Use Evaluations are conducted as quality assessment projects designed to improve medication utilization. Pharmacists are responsible for assessing various drug therapies and pharmacy services to identify areas of improvement. All pharmacists participate in the assessment and documentation of ADRs.