From Natural Disaster to Pandemic A Health-System Pharmacy Rises to the Challenge
Zuckerman, A.D., Patel, P.C., Sullivan, M., et al. (2020). From Natural Disaster to Pandemic: A Health-System Pharmacy Rises to the Challenge. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. Oxford Academic. 77(23):1986-1993.
This article describes the experience and lessons learned by Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s pharmacy department after a tornado destroyed the health system’s warehouse, which stored most of their clinical supplies. Response and recovery efforts were further impacted by the impending COVID-19 pandemic, which required a collaborative, innovative, and flexible team effort across all pharmacy areas and the entire medical center to maintain high-quality patient care.