southwest health system

Outpatient Pharmacy

Address: 1311-A North Mildred Road, Suite A, Cortez, CO 81321

Retail Pharmacy Contact Phone: 970-564-2280 Fax: 970-564-2279

Retail Pharmacy Location: Medical Office Building

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m to 6:00 p.m.

 

Inpatient Pharmacy Contact: Marc Meyer, R.Ph, BPharm, CIC, FAPIC. Phone Number: 970-564-2194

Inpatient Pharmacy Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Saturday and Sunday. Pharmacists are on call for emergencies 24/7/365.

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Curbside Pickup available for patients to get their prescriptions while still practicing safe, social distancing.

Most insurance accepted. We are a participating CICP and in-house Financial Assistance provider.

Services Offered:

  • Outpatient prescriptions
  • Flu shots
  • Immunizations
  • TB Skin Tests
  • Safe drug disposal site

Clinical pharmacists in hospitals are responsible for providing the expertise to facilitate appropriate drug selection, dosage calculations and education to physicians, hospital staff and patients about medications.

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians work closely with other members of the health-care team to provide high-quality patient care.

The duties of the Southwest Memorial Hospital pharmacy staff include providing medications for each hospital department’s daily and emergency use, and stocking unit-dose carts with medication for each patient.

The pharmacy inventory is closely monitored to ensure that adequate supplies are available and that no outdated medications remain in stock.

At the request of physicians, pharmacists use pharmacokinetic techniques to determine safe and effective dosages of medications with narrow therapeutic windows. Pharmacists also consult frequently with physicians to determine which antibiotic is most appropriate to prescribe for a specific infection, in order to minimize the evolution of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms.

The Southwest Memorial Hospital pharmacists are certified to perform Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

 

Education

In addition to their clinical duties, pharmacists provide continuing education to hospital staff, provide lectures on pharmacology for paramedic and nursing students in local programs, serve as instructors for Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and provide practical experience for pharmacy students from the University of Colorado.

southwest health system

(970) 565-6666

contact@swhealth.org

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1311 North Mildred Road

Cortez, CO 81321

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