December 2006

Saint Joseph Receives ASHP Best Practices Award


Saint Joseph HealthCare, Lexington, Ky., received a 2006 Best Practices Award in Health System Pharmacy from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). ASHP’s award program is a national competition that recognizes innovation and outstanding leadership in health system pharmacy. Saint Joseph received the award for reducing anticoagulant-related adverse events through an interdisciplinary project that included a clinical pharmacist-managed anticoagulant therapy consult service.