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Health Care Systems and Transitions of Care: Implication on Interdisciplinary Pharmacy Services.

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Summary of "Health Care Systems and Transitions of Care: Implication on Interdisciplinary Pharmacy Services."

Effective medication management is critical to successful patient outcomes. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working within North Carolina Health Systems provide a variety of services that aid in those successful outcomes. By leveraging the North Carolina Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner designation along with integrated health records, health system pharmacists are uniquely positioned to provide expert clinical support to patients. Services such as medication history collection, discharge medication dispensing and counseling, post discharge clinic engagement, and drug therapy management are all components of an even larger number of strategic health system pharmacy assets that aid in the care of patients whether they are admitted to hospitals, seen in clinics, or cared for in the community.

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Name: North Carolina medical journal
ISSN: 0029-2559
Pages: 177-180

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