American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Company Profile

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ASHP Vision Statement for Pharmacy Practice in Hospitals and Health SystemsASHP dedicates itself to achieving a vision for pharmacy practice in hospitals and health systems in which pharmacists:
Will significantly enhance patients’ health-related quality of life by exercising leadership in improving both the use of medications by individuals and the overall process of medication use.
Will manage patient medication therapy and provide related patient care and public health services.
Will be the primary individuals responsible for medication use and drug distribution systems.
Will be recognized as patient care providers and sought out by patients to help them achieve the most benefit from their therapy.
Will take a leadership role to continuously improve and redesign the medication-use process with the goal of achieving significant advances in (a) patient safety, (b) health-related outcomes, (c) prudent use of human resources, and (d) efficiency.
Will lead evidence-based medication use programs to implement best practices.
Will have an image among patients, health professionals, administrators, and public policy makers as caring and compassionate medication-use experts.


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