Integrating Pharmacists in Care Teams is Critical For Patient Safety

SAP Partners | Health System / Oncology | <b>Cancer Treatment Centers of America</b>

As the drug experts, Brian Wortz, PharmD, said pharmacists may be able to recognize adverse effects before other health care professionals, ensuring patient safety and optimizing their care.

In a recent interview with Pharmacy Times, research pharmacist Brian Wortz, PharmD, of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, said pharmacists have a unique role to play within care teams. As the drug experts, Wortz said pharmacists may be able to recognize adverse effects before other health care professionals, ensuring patient safety and optimizing their care.