More about The Christ Hospital Pharmacy Department

The Christ Hospital Pharmacy Department provides an array of contemporary distributive and clinical services to patients of The Christ Hospital.  Patients at The Christ Hospital include adult and geriatric medicine with specialties in women’s health, cardiovascular, and orthopedic medicine.  

Comprehensive pharmacy services are provided through a 24-hour central pharmacy. Two decentralized pharmacies are located in the OR and Oncology Clinic.  Pharmacists are also stationed at many of our provider practices, offering independent pharmacist appointments.

Clinical services include ambulatory care, antimicrobial stewardship, cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, internal medicine, oncology, and palliative care. State of the art computer systems as well as robotics assure the safe, accurate, rational, and cost effective use of medications.  Additional services offered by the pharmacy include:

  • Sterile and non-sterile compounding 

  • Computerized intravenous admixture and unit dose dispensing 

  • Advanced technology support, including wireless PCs, automated dispensing devices (robot and Pyxis) and clinical decision support tools 

  • Investigational drug studies 

  • Decentralized pharmacist practice 

  • Patient education programs 

  • Clinical pharmacy specialty practices 

  • Consult (collaborative care) agreement based practice

  • Chronic disease state management

  • Pharmacogenomics 

  • Drug information programs 

  • In-service education 

  • The Christ Hospital utilizes a computer-based physician order entry program (EPIC) that integrates data from pharmacy, admissions, laboratory, radiology, nursing, medicine and microbiology.​