Collaborative practice in hospitals becomes official in Georgia

Thompson, Cheryl A.
July 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 13, p1050
Academic Journal
The article reports on the implementation of the Safe Medications Practice Act starting July 1, 2010, which will strengthen the ability of hospital pharmacists to collaborate with medical staff members in managing drug therapies for patients in institutional settings in Georgia. The act affirms the ability of pharmacists to participate in drug therapy management by protocol. The approval of the bill is largely due to the efforts of Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (GSHP).


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