For Prescribers

Ordering Medication for Clinics

When ordering medications for your clinics, please follow the procedure below:

Fax requests: Locate and print your clinic form. Hand-write your own order if necessary with contact information and account number. Fax all requests to 859-257-4656 

Find forms below.

Phone requests: Call 859-218-5556. Leave a message if no answer; we will respond as quickly as possible to all requests.


  1. Prescription Pads and RX Writer Printer paper – Must have Medical Center ID badge for pickup.
  2. Please have clinic account number ready for orders to be processed accurately. 
  3. All orders will be processed and ready for pick up through the new Chandler Central Pharmacy in Pavilion A, room A.03.101. 

Note: All requests should allow 24 hours. Please specify if you need orders immediately. Deliveries are made every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon for on-campus locations (within Chandler Hospital or within the Kentucky Clinic Building) for all orders received that haven’t been picked up. For off-campus locations unless other arrangements are made, Pharmacy will utilize UK’s contract courier vendor.

We do NOT accept email requests at this time.

Primary contact: Holly Abner, CPhT 

Secondary contact: Paulette Bryan, CPhT 

Pharmacy - Central Distribution Center 

UK Chandler Hospital 

Room Pavilion A.03.101 

Lexington KY 40536 

Phone: 859-218-5556 

Fax: 859-257-4656

Pharmacokinetics & Anticoagulation Service

The Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Anticoagulation Service Guidelines were developed to ensure safe and efficacious dosage regimens through the application of pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic principles and the determination of drug serum concentrations.

The policy/procedure manual outlines standard guidelines which should be followed when providing clinical pharmacokinetic monitoring of the following drugs:

  • Aminoglycosides
  • Carbamazepine
  • Digoxin
  • Direct Oral Anticoagulants
  • Direct Thrombin Inhibitors
  • Enoxaparin
  • Fosphenytoin
  • Lidocaine
  • Lithium
  • Phenobarbital
  • Phenytoin (free and total)
  • Procainamide
  • Quinidine
  • Theophylline
  • Valproic acid
  • Vancomycin
  • Warfarin

In addition to the above list UK HealthCare pharmacy services has guidelines for Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) and the assessment and management of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis.

Surescripts ID for Electronic Prescribing

Providers can easily electronically prescribe medications to each of our retail pharmacy locations. The Surescripts ID for each of our pharmacies is listed below.

  • UK – Chandler Retail Pharmacy
  • UK – Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy
  • UK – Kentucky Clinic Pharmacy
  • UK – Specialty Pharmacy
  • UK – Turfland Clinic Pharmacy
  • UK – University Health Pharmacy

Pharmacy Residency Program

UK HealthCare offers several pharmacy residencies in many different areas of practice including:

  • Post Graduate Year One
  • Administration
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medication Use Safety
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Specialty Pharmacy

While the program focuses on enhancing patient care skills, residents are encouraged to develop their communication skills by teaching PharmD students in classroom lectures, and pharmacotherapy breakout groups. There is also a robust support system for research projects.

To learn more about the program, visit the UK HealthCare Pharmacy Residency page »

Career Opportunities