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Pharmacy services commonly cited deficiencies
Deficiency: Quality Standard DRG 6.0
A medication record is maintained for all patients and documentation can be found in the patient medical record.
Patients/caregivers are asked to provide medication profiles, including current medication and over-the-counter drugs or supplements, at the initial pharmacy encounter. These medication profiles are maintained and documented for all patients. Appropriate staff is trained to collect and document this information and are knowledgeable of the process.
Having complete and current medication profile documentation for patients ensures, for example, that contraindications with newly prescribed medications or potential adverse reactions are more easily identified, and patient care is provided at the highest possible level.
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“We are proud to be recognized as an Exemplary Provider by The Compliance Team. We have strived to deliver the highest quality pharmacy services to our patients for over 75 years. Lewis Drug remains committed to its role as a regional leader in the evolution of pharmacy and other health care services.”
– Bill Ladwig Senior Vice President of Professional Services, Lewis Drugs, Sioux Falls, SD (57 locations throughout South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota)
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