About the Department

Inpatient Operations

Overview of services:

Matt Kelm, Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer
Matthew Kelm, Pharm.D., MHA, Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer

The Department of Pharmacy Inpatient Operations Division provides an array of services which support care of patients in both the inpatient and outpatient arenas. These services include:

  • Sterile preparation and distribution of both hazardous and nonhazardous medications in a USP 797-compliant environment.
  • Unit Dose medication distribution utilizing a hybrid model which involves the use of patient care unit-based automated dispensing cabinets (ADC), robotic unit dose preparation and first dose dispensing.
  • Comprehensive ADC management.
  • Controlled substance management.
  • Code cart procurement, assembly, distribution and maintenance.
  • Night shift pharmacy support which encompasses services outlined above and medication order review.


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