PALM COAST, Fla., October 26, 2016 Florida Hospital Flagler has named Wayne A. Taylor, PharmD as director of pharmacy services.
In this new role, Taylor is responsible for managing the hospital's pharmacy department and overseeing the pharmacy's policies and procedures in accordance with established policies of the hospital and in accordance with The Joint Commission standards.
He has 27 years of experience as a pharmacist and has been in pharmacy management for 16 years.
Taylor has been with Florida Hospital for 10 years and most recently served as manager of clinical pharmacy services at Florida Hospital Tampa, Florida Hospital Carrollwood, and Florida Hospital at Connerton long term acute care. In this role, he was responsible for establishing, coordinating, and implementing all aspects of clinical pharmacy functions with an emphasis on therapeutic drug monitoring, clinical pathways, formulary management, pharmacoeconomics and patient outcomes through detailed reporting systems. Additionally, he has served as a preceptor for Doctor of Pharmacy students from several colleges of pharmacy within and outside the state of Florida.
A Palm Coast resident, Taylor earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree cum laude from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.
About Florida Hospital Flagler
Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. With 99-beds, Florida Hospital Flagler is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 907 beds and more than 6,000 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community's overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements.