AHRQ chief champions use of pharmacists in emergency departments
Medical News Today, April 17, 2008
The director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality says pharmacists have an important role in improving medication safety in emergency departments. Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, emphasizes the growing need to employ pharmacists to reduce the risk of adverse drug events in the EDs. Clancy adds that the "Introducing an Emergency Pharmacist into Your Institution" initiative helps hospitals obtain support for and implement emergency pharmacist programs.