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MCE pharmacy now provides 24-hour, seven-day service

Oct. 27, 2021—by Jill Clendening To better serve patients and their families, the Medical Center East Pharmacy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has expanded its service hours and is now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The outpatient pharmacy is on the second floor of Medical Center East, near the skywalk of Vanderbilt University...

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Analysis seeks to better manage infection in dialysis patients

Apr. 1, 2021—Analysis seeks to better manage infection in dialysis patients

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Foster receives service award from pharmacists association

Jan. 7, 2021—The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) has awarded Nichole Foster, MBA, MEd, CPhT, director of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Pharmacy Technicians Training Program, with a Distinguished Service Award.

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THA honors VUMC efforts in remdesivir distribution

Oct. 14, 2020—A team of pharmacists and physicians from Vanderbilt University Medical Center that this spring took on statewide distribution of remdesivir, an urgently needed investigational drug for severely ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19, has received the President’s Award from the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA).

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Collaborative pharmacy approach eases physician workload

May. 15, 2019—Thanks to a collaborative pharmacy practice agreement between the Transplant Pharmacy and Renal Transplant Clinic, physicians are spending less time authorizing prescriptions and more time with patients.

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Pharmacy debuts self-serve kiosks for VUMC employees

Apr. 20, 2017—Vanderbilt employees will soon be able to bypass lines at the pharmacy counter and get their medications at a self-serve kiosk.

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Heart failure “dashboard”

Jan. 5, 2017—A new computer algorithm developed at Vanderbilt could save billions of dollars in health care costs by identifying patients at risk for readmission after being hospitalized for heart failure.

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Pharmacists group honors Sullivan

May. 12, 2016—Mark Sullivan, Pharm.D., MBA, executive director of Pharmacy Operations for Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

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Project brings discharge medications to patients’ bedsides

Feb. 25, 2016—At Vanderbilt University Hospital, on a pilot basis, pharmacists have begun delivering discharge prescriptions and counseling to patients at the bedside prior to discharge.

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Medication disposal service debuts at VUMC pharmacies

Feb. 4, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) recently began offering patients an option for safely disposing expired and unwanted medicines — a service made possible by a change in state law.

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VUMC outpatient pharmacy hours expand beginning Oct. 5

Sep. 17, 2015—Beginning Monday, Oct. 5, the Medical Center East and Vanderbilt Clinic pharmacies will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Outpatient pharmacy debuts online refills

Sep. 4, 2014—The Vanderbilt Outpatient Pharmacy has launched a website to allow current customers to request refills online.

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