Greene County General Hospital’s pharmacy provides safe, accurate, cost-effective drug therapy. Pharmacists and technicians partner with physicians to provide optimal pharmaceutical care.
Education is an important part of a pharmacists role. This includes medication education for patients who have been prescribed medications with complex instructions, such as anticoagulants, and diabetic teaching for blood glucose testing and insulin injection.
Our pharmacists also play a huge role in accurately and effectively caring for patients. They carefully prepare accurate home medication histories and medication lists to prevent errors. These lists are used by physicians to order medication in the hospital, and are continually reviewed for errors and omissions. The pharmacy department is also responsible for administering our bar code medication program, an effective method to ensure that every patient gets the correct medication and dosage every time.
GCGH Pharmacists provide the following medication management services:
Education on drugs with complicated dosing and monitoring (such as vancomycin, aminoglycosides, and cubicin)
Dose adjustments on medications cleared
Consult on proper antibiotic selection
Consult for dosing services on antibiotics and other medication
Primary resource on correct medication administration
The next National Take Back Day will be Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Greene County General Hospital from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This event is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired medications, prescription drugs and vaping devices. Participants can drive up to the hospital’s main lobby and a […]