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National Survey of Pharmacy Practice in Hospital Care Settings


National survey of contemporary drug therapy and pharmacy practice innovations in hospitals and health systems with peer-reviewed results published in the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy (AJHP), the official publication of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). AJHP is the most widely recognized and respected clinical pharmacy journal.

Data Years Available: 
2001, 2003, 2009
Mode of Collection: 
Sample survey: Mailed questionnaire
Selected Content: 
Population Covered: 
A stratified random sample of pharmacy directors at 1364 general and children’s medical–surgical hospitals in the United States
Pharmacy directors filled out mail surveys
Response Rates and Sample Size: 
40.5% response rate
Interpretation Issues: 
Dependent on response rate

American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy