The new Winfield Hy-Vee Clinic Pharmacy, located at 107 N. Locust Street in Winfield, will open its doors to the public at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 12. Local media are invited to attend the ribbon cutting event at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16.
The approximately 900-square-foot clinic pharmacy will operate as a telepharmacy and provide patients with a direct line of communication to a pharmacist without having to leave their community. At the telepharmacy, a prescription is processed similarly to how it would be at a Hy-Vee retail pharmacy. A pharmacist verifies the prescription for accuracy, as well as reviews the prescription for appropriateness in dosing and safety. Once the pharmacist completes an initial verification, a certified pharmacy technician may fill it at the telepharmacy location. The pharmacist provides an additional verification by checking the accuracy of the filling process via digital equipment. Pharmacists then are able to counsel the patient via iPad and telephone technology.
At the Winfield Hy-Vee Clinic Pharmacy, patients can access the following services:
- Automated prescription refill ordering
- Generics medication discount list
- Private medication consultation
The Winfield Hy-Vee Clinic Pharmacy also offers over-the-counter health and convenience-style items. Though it does not have a full-time pharmacist, it will have a pharmacist on site 16 hours per month. The Mount Pleasant Hy-Vee is the home store for the Winfield pharmacy location.
The pharmacy will be open to patients Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
WHAT: Winfield Hy-Vee Clinic Pharmacy Ribbon Cutting
WHEN: 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 16
WHERE: Winfield Hy-Vee Clinic Pharmacy
107 N. Locust St.
Winfield, IA 52659