Trauma Centers: What You Need to Know

Trauma can affect all of us, with no regard for age, gender, socioeconomic status, race or ethnicity. More lives are lost to traumatic injuries per year than are lost to heart disease and cancer combined, making it the fifth leading cause of death overall. For people 44 years and younger, trauma is the No. 1…

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14 Questions to Ask a Hospital Pharmacist Before Discharge

Today, many pharmacists work at hospitals and are part of your health-care team. If you or someone you love is hospitalized, it’s important to involve the pharmacist in your care and get answers to these 14 important questions about your prescriptions. Guest post by: Diana Flounders Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate, 2016 Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)…

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14 questions to ask pharmacist in the hospital - Mercy Canton Ohio
New Mercy ER Pharmacist Strives to Reduce Medication Errors

National studies reveal that emergency departments are at higher risk for medication errors. The first of our three ER pharamacists recently began working in Mercy Emergency Department (ED). Mercy appointed Luke Fawcett, PharmD, to the position of clinical pharmacy specialist in emergency medicine. Dr. Fawcett is the first of three clinical pharmacy specialists who will…

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Mercy in Canton Ohio Adds Emergency Department Pharmacists in 2015