How-To Guide for Telepharmacy

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How-To Guide for Telepharmacy

Description

The purpose of the How-To Guide for Telepharmacy is to provide valuable information and guidelines for pharmacists, rural communities, and others on how to successfully implement a telepharmacy program. These programs are designed to restore and retain retail and hospital pharmacy services in communities that are located in remote, medically underserved areas.

This guide is organized into the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Step-by-step guide to creating a successful program
  • Useful references
  • Sample protocols

Developer:

North Dakota State University; North Dakota State Board of Pharmacy

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth

History

Original Summary: March 2011
Last Updated: 03/16/11

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