Quality assurance (QA) in pharmacy compounding is central in achieving the highest levels of patient safety. A QA program is an ongoing, evolving set of activities and responsibilities determined by law and executed by practitioners to reduce the risk of patient harm.
The great complexity and many nuances of QA programs pose a challenge to busy pharmacies. Often times there are elements of quality that go overlooked during routine practice. Our objectives for QA consulting are 3-fold:
- to design a QA program appropriate for the pharmacy practice
- to educate those involved to become quality champions
- to empower the pharmacy to be a self-sustaining quality practice
As unique as each pharmacy practice is, each QA program also differs and requires a firm understanding of technique, process and law in order to achieve exceptional results.