King Abdulaziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Use of a Strategic Plan for the Clinical Pharmacy Section in a Tertiary Care
Author(s): Abulezz R*, Alhamdan H and Khan MA
PURPOSE: To develop and implement a strategic plan with higher standards for the clinical pharmacy section (CPS), which would positively reflect on patient care, while maximizing future successes.
METHODS: In 2011 a strategic plan was adapted from 2007 American College of Clinical Pharmacy strategic plan with modifications. The mission of CPS is to advance human health and quality of life by extending the frontiers of clinical pharmacy. The vision was the CPS will drive positive changes in quality patient care through advancing pharmacotherapy to achieve optimal medication therapy in the prevention and treatment of disease. The plan outcomes were; establishing clinical pharmacy services as an essential component of patient care in all practice settings, advances in clinical pharmacy and pharmacotherapy through engagement in research, advance c.. Read More»