Too many retail, outpatient, and hospital pharmacies place all responsibilities on doctors, leaving pharmacies inadequately equipped and staffed. Pharmacies, including pharmacy point of sale software and pharmacy training, can play an equally large role in patients’ well-being. In fact — in Ohio — a series of pharmacy errors resulted in the death of two year old girl, Emily Jerry. “My beautiful Emily’s death was senseless and preventable,” her father, Chris Jerry, writes on The Emily Jerry Foundation, a website dedicated to her memory.
What Happened to Emily?
Doctors had recently declared Emily free of cancer, after nearly six months of hospital care and chemotherapy treatments. Hospital staff ordered one final round of chemotherapy — just to make certain that t