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Medication Management

Pharmacy (On-Site Pharmacy)

Florida Community Health Centers is operates three full-service in-house pharmacies conveniently located in Fort Pierce, Okeechobee, Clewiston and soon– Port St. Lucie. Our pharmacies are staffed with highly qualified pharmacists and a bilingual pharmacy support staff who strive to meet your needs. We provide a high level of support to patients who cannot afford their …

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Medication Management

Dos and Don’ts of Medication Management Medication management is an important part in the treatment of many diseases and conditions. However, if not used or managed correctly, medications can cause harm if a patient is given the wrong dose or given to the wrong patient. Medication management is not just the clinician, nurse, pharmacist or …

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Aspirin and Heart Disease

Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet Ischemic vascular disease is a term that describes a group of diseases caused by the buildup of plaque. Plaque is a waxy substance, known as cholesterol, that can build up inside blood vessels that supply oxygen to many vital organs in the body like the …

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Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Males 21–75 years of age and females 40–75 years of age who have clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) and adults 40-75 years of age who have diabetes and who do not have clinical ASCVD will benefit from Statin therapy. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. It is estimated that …

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