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Pharmacy Department

Community Memorial Hospital Pharmacy:

Our pharmacist helps to ensure safe and effective treatment through interdisciplinary medication management with your care team.  Medication preparation and dispensing services at Community Memorial Hospital are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to patients staying within our facility.  Your medications are carefully evaluated by a pharmacist for correct dosing, route, indication and duration.  Side effects and potential interactions with other medications are also evaluated to ensure safety.

 

EPharmacy Services:

Avera ePharmacy services provides Telepharmacy coverage for patients within our facility during after-hours.  This innovative technology helps to ensure continuity of care through the same evaluation of your medications while a pharmacist is not physically on site.

 

Anticoagulation Clinic Services:

The Redfield Anticoagulation Clinic, led by Alyssa Osborn Howard, Pharm.D., provides care for patients on anticoagulant medication.  This program requires only a finger prick to determine a patient’s INR value.  With a Clinical Pharmacist leading the program, the manipulation of your medication is handled with expertise. 

 

CMH Pharmacy Services:

  • In-house medication review, dosing and consultation
  • In-house medication consultation during traumas/emergent situations
  • Antibiotic consultation
  • Diabetic teaching
  • Anticoagulant teaching
  • Redfield Anticoagulation Clinic services

 


CMH Pharmacy Staff

Alyssa Osborn Howard, Pharm.D.
Director of Pharmacy/Clinical Pharmacist

Carol Dykstra, LPN
Pharmacy Technician

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Fast Fact Image
  • In 1968, an addition was constructed, changing the bed capacity to 44. 
  • Considerable remodeling was done during this time (1968) to meet the needs of a growing community.
  • The clinic was added on to the hospital in 1991, decreasing bed capacity to 25.
  • An ambulance service was added in 1972.
  • The clinic was purchased by the hospital and city in June of 1993.
  • Designated as Critical Access Hospital in June, 2000.