Hospital Board Approves Remote Pharmacy

Posted on 23 November 2011 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Hospital Board of Trustees have approved beginning at remote pharmacy program to assist with a reduction in medication errors.  Efforts have been underway to reduce the errors, but the numbers tend to rise when pharmacists are not available for consultation.  The Trustees have accepted a recommendation to retain the services Cardinal Health to provide, remotely, consultations aimed at reducing medication errors.  The service is expected to cost about $5,000 a month.

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