American Wellness Center is thrilled to announce the latest addition to our comprehensive outpatient medical and mental health care services – an in-house pharmacy. As part of our unwavering commitment to providing exceptional patient care, we have taken a significant step to enhance your healthcare experience by offering convenient and immediate access to prescription medications right on our premises.
We, at American Wellness Center based in Dubai Healthcare City, understand that managing your health should be as seamless and stress-free as possible. With the introduction of our in-house pharmacy, we aim to make your healthcare journey more convenient, efficient, and patient-centric than ever before. This new service is designed to meet the evolving needs of our diverse patient population, ensuring that you have access to the medications you require, exactly when you need them, all within the trusted environment of our medical and mental health care center.
We recognize the importance of immediate access to prescribed medications, whether you're visiting our clinic for a routine check-up, receiving mental health services, or undergoing specialized treatments. By integrating a pharmacy into our outpatient facility, we eliminate the need for you to make additional stops at external pharmacies, saving you time, effort, and potential delays in your treatment and much more.
Our dedicated team of experienced pharmacists is always available to ensure your safety and provide expert guidance. They work closely with our healthcare providers to verify prescription accuracy, check for potential drug interactions, and offer medication counseling and education. We believe that well-informed patients are more likely to adhere to their treatment plans and experience better outcomes, and our pharmacy team is here to empower you with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions about your health. Your safety and the efficacy of your treatment are our top priorities, and our pharmacy team plays a vital role in ensuring both.
What is the role of in-house pharmacy for patient care perspective:
Whether you're visiting American Wellness Center, Dubai Healthcare City for primary care, seeking mental health support, or undergoing specialized treatments, our in-house pharmacy is here to serve you and contribute to your overall well-being. We are excited to embark on this journey of enhanced patient care and look forward to continuing to meet your healthcare needs with the highest level of dedication and compassion. Welcome to the American Wellness Center in-house pharmacy – your trusted partner in health and well-being.
What we offer:
The in-house pharmacy in a medical center plays a crucial role in patient care from various perspectives. Here are the key roles and benefits of an in-house pharmacy in patient care:
- Medication Dispensing: At our in-house pharmacy we ensure that patients receive the right medications prescribed by their healthcare providers at AWC. This minimizes the risk of medication errors and helps patients start their treatment promptly.
- Medication Safety: Our qualified and well-trained Pharmacist can check for potential drug interactions, allergies, and other safety concerns to ensure that patients receive appropriate and safe medications.
- Convenience: American Wellness Center aims to provide convenience to patients, so that they can fill their prescriptions immediately after their doctor's appointment. Also, we make sure the availability of medication our patients need is based on medical records. This reduces the need for patients to make additional trips to external pharmacies in search of medication.
- Medication Education: As a part of our patient care strategy, our pharmacist is highly skilled to provide patients with valuable information about their medications, including proper usage, potential side effects, and any other concerns they may have. This education promotes medication adherence and patient understanding.
- Medication Management: At American Wellness Center Dubai, our in-house pharmacist can assist in managing complex medication regimens for patients with chronic conditions or those taking multiple medications. They may offer medication synchronization and blister packaging services to simplify the medication process.
- Timely Medication Access: we make sure that patients can receive critical medications without delay, which is especially important for those with acute or serious medical conditions.
- Communication and Collaboration: Our highly trained and well qualified pharmacist at in-house pharmacy collaborate with the our medical team to resolve medication-related issues including availability of a certain medication, finding and recommending the alternative for the doctor to consider in case of shortage of any medication, and ensure that the prescribed medications align with the patient's overall treatment plan.
- Inventory Control: The aim of our in-house pharmacyay is to monitor medication inventory to ensure availability and prevent shortages for the required medications. Our clinicians and pharmacists work hand in hand to cater to the needs of our patients.
- Compliance and Quality Control: American Wellness Center adhere to strict regulations and quality standards, ensuring that medications are stored, dispensed, and handled appropriately, which adds an additional layer of safety for patients.
- Cost Management: By managing our own pharmacy, we have more control over araciality and cost of medication, potentially reducing expenses for both the institution and patients. We offer Cash and Insurance both. However, the process for insurance approval may take a little longer than cash. for this we advise our patients to present all the related paperwork immediately to make the process quick.
In-house pharmacies are particularly beneficial for patients who require controlled medications for various reasons:
- Close Monitoring: Patients on controlled medications often require close monitoring due to potential dependence. At our in-house pharmacy we work closely with healthcare providers to track and report any unusual patterns allowing for timely intervention and adjustments to the treatment plan.
- Expert Guidance: Pharmacists at American Wellness Center in-house pharmacy is well-versed in the dispensing and monitoring of controlled medication. They provide patients with valuable information on proper usage, potential side effects, and the importance of adherence. This education can help patients manage their medications more effectively.
- Prescription Verification: At American Wellness Center, our in-house pharmacy system is integrated with our medical record system of clinicians hence verifies prescriptions for controlled substances thoroughly, ensuring that the medication is being prescribed based on right medical reasons and in the correct dosage. This verification process adds an extra layer of safety.
- Consistent Supply: Our in-house pharmacy is equipped to maintain a consistent supply of controlled medications. This reduces the risk of patients running out of their prescribed medications and facing disruptions in their treatment.
- Timely Access: Controlled medications often require strict monitoring and record-keeping. At our in-house pharmacy we make sure to streamline these processes, enabling patients to access their medications promptly and avoid unnecessary delays.
- Collaboration: We have designed a system where a close collaboration between the in-house pharmacy, healthcare providers, and patients will help address any concerns, questions, or potential issues related to controlled medications. Our aim is to promote transparency and patient safety.
- Confidentiality: Being in the healthcare industry for long time and serving the patients of mental and medical health backgrounds, American Wellness Center Dubai is expert to maintain patient confidentiality, which is especially crucial for individuals taking controlled medication. Patients feel more at ease knowing that their sensitive medical information is kept secure within the same healthcare facility.
Our aim is to enhance patient safety, adherence, and overall care quality for individuals with specific medication needs.
Over the counter products
The availability of over the counter (OTC) products at our in-house Pharmacy:
- Convenience: Again, with the introduction of this new department of inhouse pharmacy our aim is that patients can conveniently purchase both prescription and OTC medications in one location, eliminating the need for additional trips to external pharmacies or stores. This one-stop approach simplifies the process of obtaining necessary medications.
- Immediate Access: Patients visiting American Wellness Center will have the access to OTC products immediately after their medical appointments and consultations ensuring that they have everything they need to manage their health without delay. This is especially important for individuals with acute conditions or those undergoing minor procedures at our facility.
- Professional Guidance: At American Wellness Center we treat every patient with special care hence the Pharmacists in the in-house pharmacy can provide expert advice and recommendations on OTC products and make correct recommendations unlike just another place where you buy your things as a shopper. Being American Wellness Patient, you can consult with pharmacists to ensure they select the most suitable and effective OTC medications for their specific needs, receiving personalized guidance that enhances their self-care.
- Safety and Compatibility: As you buy all your healthcare needs at one stop, our pharmacists can help patients avoid potential interactions between OTC products and any prescription medications they may be taking. We offer guidance on the safe use of OTC medications and help patients make informed decisions about their health matters.
- Education: Being our valued client at American Wellness Center, our in-house pharmacists will have the chance to educate you about the proper usage of OTC products, potential side effects, and any precautions they should be aware of. This education promotes patient understanding and adherence to treatment plans, leading to better health outcomes.
- Wellness and Preventive Care: In addition to medications dispensing, our in-house pharmacist will be in position to guide you from a range of wellness and preventive care products, such as vitamins, supplements, and health-related items matching to your healthcare needs. This supports a holistic approach to healthcare, encouraging patients to proactively manage their well-being.
- One-Stop Shopping: With the availability of over-the-counter products, patients can purchase not only medications but also personal care products at the same place well aligned with health goals creating a comprehensive shopping experience and better time management.
- Consistency and Quality: Following our philosophy, we aim to maintain a focus on quality and consistency in the products we offer, ensuring that patients receive reliable and reputable OTC options. You can trust the quality of the products available at the medical center's pharmacy as there is always guidance and help available from your own trusted clinicians or pharmacist for your over-the-counter health care products.
- Cost Savings: At our in-house pharmacy we offer competitive pricing on OTC products, helping patients manage their healthcare expenses more effectively. Time to time we keep offering discounts and special package which might be workable for your healthcare needs. It provides a comprehensive solution for patients' medication and wellness needs, offering a range of benefits that contribute to a more patient-centered and efficient healthcare experience.
At American Wellness Center, our in-house pharmacy plays an integral role in patient care, promoting medication safety, convenience, education, and collaboration among healthcare professionals. Our aim is to improve patient outcomes and overall healthcare quality.