Cabrini Hospital gives new pharmacy program

Cabrini Hospital gives new pharmacy program

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) – CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital helps sufferers reduce out taking a visit to the pharmacy to get their prescriptions after a hospital keep or go to.

The Christus Pharmacy is now open contained in the hospital’s physician’s constructing and is on the market for all sufferers to fill their prescriptions earlier than leaving the hospital.

“They don’t should get out, go wait at their native pharmacy and go dwelling. They simply can go straight dwelling,” mentioned Spencer Gauthreaux, Director of Pharmacy Providers.

For inpatients who’re being discharged, the pharmacy gives one thing referred to as the “Meds to Beds” program that delivers prescriptions to their bedside. The prescriptions are stuffed on the hospital’s pharmacy and delivered by a pharmacist or pharmacy technician through the designated supply instances, permitting the affected person to go straight dwelling to proceed recovering with out worrying about dropping off and choosing up their prescriptions.

This system is free to sufferers and enrolling is so simple as telling your nurse that you just wish to have your medicines stuffed on the hospital and delivered to your room. Sufferers solely should pay for the price of their medicines.

“The supply portion, proper now, is only for people who find themselves inpatient. We’re finally most likely going to develop to day surgical procedure and emergency room as nicely. We simply need to be certain that we’ve our staffing right,” mentioned Gauthreaux.

Alexandria is certainly one of solely two hospitals within the CHRISTUS Well being System at present offering the “Meds to Beds” program.

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