Drug Information Center

The Pharmacy Enterprise also offers a Drug Information Center:

The center is currently staffed by two drug information specialists and two PGY2 residents, who are responsible for responding to drug information requests regarding appropriate therapy for a disease state, adverse drug reactions, medication efficacy, drug interactions, intravenous additive incompatibilities, pharmacokinetic drug parameters, and information on newly approved medications.

The drug information specialist also prepares drug monographs for Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees, medication class reviews, medication use evalu-ations, develops/revises hospital policies, and assists residents and clinicians with the editing and publishing of research articles.

The accomplishments of the Drug Information Center were:

  • Drug Information Questions: 871
  • Medication Use Evaluations: 10
  • Drug monographs: 21 +
  • Newsletter Articles: 13
  • Precepting of Students, fellows and residents: 36