Pharma-Care, Inc. has been setting the standard in the field of
consultant pharmacy. Our pharmacy consultants provide services to a
variety of health care facilities such as long term care, assisted
living, residential care, adult medical day care, outpatient health
clinics, same-day surgery centers, intermediate care facilities for
the developmentally disabled, psychiatric hospitals, subacute health
care units, and pediatric facilities.
continually kept abreast of the latest developments on drug
interactions along with clinical outcomes, quality assurance, and
state and federal regulations.
Our reputation for
the highest quality service has enabled us to become the largest
such provider in New Jersey. It may also be why, since 1987, the New
Jersey Department of Human Services has continuously chosen
Pharma-Care, Inc. to provide consultant pharmacy services to state
psychiatric hospitals, facilities for the developmentally disabled
and veteran homes.
Inc. provides an unparalleled scope of services
Committee representation: Our consultants actively
participate in the Quality Assurance, the Pharmacy &
Therapeutics, and the Infection Control Committees of client
facilities and provide them with comprehensive reporting.
& Formulary Management: Recognizing that cost considerations are
vital to any organization, consultants work with the medical
director and administrative staff to achieve the goals of patients
and the facility in a cost-effective manner.
Management Programs: Our consultants help facilities better
coordinate their programs improving both patient care and financial
Searches: Consultants can research and provide information about
specific medications, their indications, interactions, and dosing
Review: Consultants provide a comprehensive monthly on-site
review of each patient's charts. They also monitor for medication
efficacy, adverse drug reactions, side effects of medications, and
Inspections, Assessment, & Monitoring: Consultants continually
conduct inspections of all areas where medications are dispensed,
administered, and stored; assess pharmaceutical services and staff;
and monitor the system of record-keeping for drugs.
Review: Monthly medication pass observations are conducted to
assist staff in maintaining regulatory compliance.
Usage Analysis: Our computer analysis of statewide usage data helps
our clients compare their usage to that of other facilities of
similar size and type within the state.
Improvement: Our reporting system identifies areas in a facility
that may be out of compliance. Reports are discussed at quarterly
meetings with the entire team and a plan of corrections is designed.
Education Programs: Professional, timely inservice programs for
continuing education credits are held for staff regularly.
Computerization: Consultants conduct their review with a laptop
computer equipped with the latest drug interaction software ensuring
a thorough, up-to-date, and quick report to the facility
administrator. Pharma-Care, Inc.'s in-house computer department has
developed specialized software to provide clients with quarterly
reports that identify problems and recommend solutions. Literature
searches and detailed patient analyses are available.
In addition to our
contracted services, Pharma-Care, Inc. can assist with development
and distribution of educational videos & CD's; development and
presentation of courses for nurses and pharmacy; health fairs;
patient education programs; JCAHO preparation; Medication Usage
Evaluation; Pain Management Protocols and Policies; Psychiatric
Advocacy; Prospective Patient Review Services; Electronic Pharmacist
Information Consultant (EPIC); State Survey Preparation and
Corrective Measures; Unit Inspections and more.