Pharmaceutical services in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  title={Pharmaceutical services in the Department of Veterans Affairs.},
  author={Jessica Ogden and Andre R. Muniz and Amanda. Patterson and Donald E. Ramirez and Kenneth W. Kizer},
  journal={American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists},
  volume={54 7},
The status of pharmaceutical services in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is described. The VA health care system is transforming itself from a hospital-based organization into 22 health care networks that emphasize primary and ambulatory care. The impact on VA pharmacy has been substantial. Roles of VA pharmacists and technicians have been enhanced, and a clinical career ladder for pharmacists was created. VA pharmacy officials and leaders from the University of Tennessee College of… CONTINUE READING