Pharmacy – In Patient

The In patient Pharmacy embraces the mission of Central Valley Medical Center to provide sensitive, compassionate health care of the highest quality to all patients.

The Pharmacy department is responsible for purchasing, storage, preparation, control, safety, and distribution of medications within Central Valley Medical Center.

As part of our commitment to deliver high quality health care, our department participates in quality improvement activities. One such activity was the planning and implementation of Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA).

This system dramatically improves patient safety by requiring bar code scanning of medications prior to administration. BCMA benefits include accurate patient billing and the efficient use of resources while being environmentally friendly. BCMA is just one of many progressive programs we employ to improve patient care and assure the appropriateness of drug therapy and services provided.