Managing Medications: a look at practical pharmacy management to prevent hospital re-admissions
ADVANCE Executive Insight (Online)
September 16, 2013
In a recent feature on long-term care, Robert Dunn, president of Guardian Pharmacy of Northwest Florida, and Khristy McClelland, president of Guardian Pharmacy of Jacksonville, shared insights into the ways the pharmacy can work with long-term care facilities and residents to reduce hospital re-admissions. Through its front line position, the pharmacy can ensure residents are being prescribed medications and dosages that best suit their needs, provide an educational component and offer measures to improve accuracy and efficiency of medication distribution, all of which are fundamental in lowering hospital re-admission rates.