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.
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.
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.
Outpatient pharmacy debuts online refills
Sep. 4, 2014—The Vanderbilt Outpatient Pharmacy has launched a website to allow current customers to request refills online.
Outpatient Pharmacy debuts online refills
Sep. 4, 2014—The Vanderbilt Outpatient Pharmacy has launched a website to allow current customers of the pharmacy to request refills online.
Pharmacy’s targeted initiatives lead to lower drug expenses
Aug. 21, 2014—Vanderbilt University Hospital’s pharmacy is attracting national attention for reducing its inpatient pharmacy drug expenses 6.4 percent in a 12-month period, despite an increase in patient volume.
Robotic system to enhance Children’s Hospital pharmacy
May. 22, 2014—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will begin using a new state-of-the-art automated robotic system in June to prepare intravenous and single-use syringe medications for inpatients, making it the first children’s hospital in Tennessee to implement the technology.
VU, Lipscomb partner on dual degree program
Aug. 23, 2012—A new cooperative program between Vanderbilt University and Lipscomb University’s College of Pharmacy is focusing on the next generation of pharmaceutical researchers. By offering a pathway for students to earn both Pharm.D. and Ph.D. degrees, the program aims to boost the number of pharmacy-trained research scientists.
New cash register system at pharmacies coming June 6
May. 25, 2011—A new cash register system will be implemented June 6 in the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Pharmacy, One Hundred Oaks Pharmacy, and Medical Center East Pharmacy. Please be prepared to show your driver’s license during this transition. Your receipts and any statements you receive may look different. Contact: Elizabeth Humphreys, (615) 936-4555