As the number of medications rises, so does the opportunity for medication errors, such as incorrect dosages, drug interactions, and serious side effects. By some estimates, the U.S. spends as much money correcting these medications problems as we do on the drugs themselves.
Clinical pharmacists are uniquely skilled at identifying and correcting medication issues. In response, many health systems are deploying pharmacists in ambulatory care settings.
Check out our infographic to learn eight steps for how to deploy clinical pharmacists in outpatient clinics.