Just a few years ago, a pharmacy error ended in tragedy. An apple-sized tumor in Emily Jerry’s, 2, abdomen responded extremely well to treatment. Prior to the order for her last round of chemotherapy (more or less a precaution), Emily’s tumor all but disappeared. Doctors described her recovery as miraculous. The last round of chemotherapy — or, specifically, an incorrect amount of sodium chloride solution in her chemotherapy bag — cost Emily her life.
Emily’s father, Chris Jerry, began a foundation in her honor, The Emily Jerry Foundation. Jerry tours the country, promoting the advancement of healthcare and pharmacy technology. Here are a few things Jerry is campaigning for:
Advanced Digital Systems For Pharmacies
Improvements in computer systems, including