Norton Healthcare is one of the top 100 integrated healthcare delivery systems. An integrated computer system, CareLink, is used throughout the system which gives pharmacists immediate access to patient information, lab results and online drug information. Our pharmacists consider CareLINK system one of the strengths of working at Norton Healthcare.
Unit-based cabinets are the primary means of drug distribution. Pyxis cabinets with the Profile system are located throughout all the facilities. This allows for timely and safe drug availability for nurses and allows pharmacists to focus on clinical activities.
A recently developed pharmacy Web site allows management teams and staff access to relevant pharmacy documents and information in a concise location. Key policies and procedures, meeting minutes, links to drug information sites and online formulary are just a few of the applications posted on the site