At Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley in Haverhill, the department of pharmacy provides a wide range of pharmaceutical services to patients in the inpatient as well as the outpatient setting.
These services include: pharmaceutical care for surgical patients, medical patients in telemetry, intensive care, inpatient oncology, the emergency department and the adult behavioral medicine unit; production of sterile intravenous and injectable medications; and total parenteral nutrition.
The pharmacy staff is comprised of 13 pharmacists and six pharmacy technicians that are all focused on achieving positive patient outcomes through drug therapies.
The pharmacy department provides high quality pharmaceutical services that foster the efficiency, safety and cost-effectiveness of drug use. The pharmacy services the needs of patients by providing drug information to patients as well as the medical professionals who care for them. The pharmacy also educates and trains future pharmacists by promoting teaching internships, and promotes pharmacy as an essential component of the health care team.