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Pharmacy department scope of services
The pharmacy departments at Mercy Hospital and Unity Hospital work together to achieve optimal medication use and patient outcomes in a collaborative, patient focused environment.
Our pharmacists are decentralized, working on the patient care units and operating room satellites, facilitating interactions with physicians, nurses and patients.
Pharmacy technicians are centralized in the main pharmacies and operating room satellites to handle distribution activities, allowing the pharmacist to spend more time caring for our patients.
At both hospitals, pharmacists review each patient's drug therapy for:
We are responsible for storing, preparing, distributing and dispensing of medications 24 hours a day, every day. Pharmacists participate in numerous multidisciplinary medication activities, including:
Facts & figures
Data from 2012