Andrea Derlet from UC Davis: Team Approach Provides Benefits in Multiple Sclerosis Patient Care
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Treating a complicated condition like multiple sclerosis can require help from a variety of people in order to provide patients the best care possible. At UC Davis this approach includes a pharmacist on the clinic floor who can also help patients after hours.
While many people think of pharmacists as someone standing behind a counter filling prescriptions Andrea Derlet, PharmD, said the because patients can not only put a face with her name and also call her at all hours with questions about their medications it can help them feel better about their treatment process as a whole. Derlet added that she has developed her own systems to help organize not only patient needs but also specific information about the various medications they may be prescribed as part of their care.