ASHP Statement on the Health-System Pharmacist's Role in National Health Care Quality Initiatives

April 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p578
Academic Journal
The article presents a report of the American Society of Health Pharmacists (ASHP) on the role of health-system pharmacists in the improvement of the U.S. health care. It states that health-care pharmacists are positioned to integrate procedures and practices that support the quality measures of medication use. Moreover, pharmacists should be familiar with the organizations that influence health care quality, participate in improvement initiatives, and collaborate with health care professionals.


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