Medication management needs of Fresno now met by new service

A new medication management service in Fresno, California is now scheduling patient appointments to begin September 1, 2009. The UCSF [Medication Management Service][link defunct], Fresno helps California Central Valley health care providers select the best medications for their patients' needs and circumstances and helps patients increase their ability to access and manage their medications. The service is run by clinical pharmacists who are faculty members in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF School of Pharmacy. The service is open to patients of all income levels. Staff members are experts in all aspects of medication management, as well as in access to special programs that offer medications to qualified patients at no cost.

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UCSF launches medication consultation service in Fresno

About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy is a premier graduate-level academic organization dedicated to improving health through precise therapeutics. It succeeds through innovative research, by educating PharmD health professional and PhD science students, and by caring for the therapeutics needs of patients while exploring innovative new models of patient care. The School was founded in 1872 as the first pharmacy school in the American West. It is an integral part of UC San Francisco, a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide.