Medical Professional Publications

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Updates

(From the February 2016 Issue of MedStat)

For more detailed information, contact Justin Cole at Justin.Cole@NationwideChildren.org.

The following actions were taken at the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee meetings on January 7.

The following Pyxis Medication Override Lists were APPROVED: Riverside Methodist Hospital NICU, H10

Hard stops for electrolytes in TPN orders were APPROVED for implementation in Epic.

Lumacaftor-ivacaftor (Orkambi™) was APPROVED for formulary addition. The monograph will be posted on the P&T intranet site. A review of formulary drug use will be presented in 6 months.

Updates to the Electrolyte Replacement Guideline - Potassium were APPROVED.

Changes to the Rituximab NCH Administration Guidelines in Lexicomp were APPROVED.

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