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Workforce planning and safe workload in sterile compounding hospital pharmacy services.

Chaker A, Omair I, Mohamed WH, et al. Workforce planning and safe workload in sterile compounding hospital pharmacy services. Am J Health Syst Pharm. Epub 2021 Oct 5. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/zxab379.

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November 24, 2021
Chaker A, Omair I, Mohamed WH, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2021;Epub Oct 5.

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices recommends compounding pharmacies use technology and automation to improve patient safety. Researchers assessed the workflow and workforce requirements of one hospital’s sterile preparation center (SPC) following implementation of these recommendations. The average time to prepare each type of medication was used to determine pharmacy staffing workforce requirements.

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Chaker A, Omair I, Mohamed WH, et al. Workforce planning and safe workload in sterile compounding hospital pharmacy services. Am J Health Syst Pharm. Epub 2021 Oct 5. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/zxab379.