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Scoring system could help reduce adverse drug events in hospital patients

University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers are working closely with colleagues at UF Health to identify hospital patients at greatest risk for preventable adverse drug events. The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation has awarded a two-year, $499,000 grant to College of Pharmacy researcher…

Community Health Worker Helps Patients Manage Meds

Through a grant funded by the Florida Department of Health, the University of Florida College of Pharmacy is supporting a new prescription drug management service in Tampa for patients at Hillsboro Specialty Pharmacy. View Video UF pharmacy researchers hope to reduce the risk for heart disease and…

Preventing Medical Errors in Hospitals through an Endowed Professorship

What kind and how much medication a patient receives can be a matter of life or death. That’s why Bob Crisafi, Ph.D., who received his doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Florida in 1956, has spent his career focused on patient safety and the role pharmacists can play in reducing medical error rates in hospitals.