The Ambulatory Pharmacy Services Department supports the teaching and research mission of the UIC College of Pharmacy. The pharmacy staff works in cooperation with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to ensure the delivery of appropriate drug therapy and to provide direct patient care and education.
UI TEAM RX
UI Team RX provides coordinated prescription filling, which includes medication reconciliation, with comprehensive medication review and disease state management when applicable.
UI TEAM RX has 3 Primary Goals
- Minimizing safety risk,
- Improving medication adherence, which should result in achievement of individualized patient health goals and
- Reducing overall cost of providing health care.
Clinical Pharmacy Services
In addition to our pharmacies, specially trained clinical pharmacists are available in many of our outpatient clinics. They work alongside physicians, providing guidance in selecting proper drug therapies, in addition to providing education on disease management and medication use.
The pharmacy also provides services to UI Health's affiliated sites, Mile Square Health Centers, which are conveniently located in our service area's neighborhoods. Our pharmacies are composed of faculty and staff who are teachers, scholars, and/or practitioners.