Tag Archives: Pharmacy Informatics

Calling all students and professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit!

Here’s something special happening in the local Fresno area…. Calling all students and professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit! We’d like to invite you to join our new FREE HealthTech Initiative course. Find out more about this exciting class that will … Continue reading

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UPMC pilots pharmacogenomics program for heart patients

Twenty years ago pharmacogenomics was supposed to revolutionize the way we practice pharmacy. Unfortunately, the revolution has been slow to evolve. That’s why this pilot program at UPMC is so exciting. UPMC is piloting a program to perform genetic testing … Continue reading

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In the Clean Room: A Review of Technology-Assisted Sterile Compounding Systems in the US [report]

For the better part of the past year I’ve been working on a project with Mark Neuenschwander of The Neuenschwander Company looking at technologies used in pharmacy clean rooms to prepare sterile compounds. The research into this area took much … Continue reading

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Is pharmacy informatics defined well enough to be a specialty?

Pharmacy informatics remains in its infancy as a profession. What started out as a job for tech-savvy pharmacists with working knowledge of pharmacy has turned into an ever expanding career field. I’m looking through the ASHP Summer Meeting Informatics Institute … Continue reading

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Great Prezi on Evidence Based Health Informatics

Thanks to Tim Cook over at Google+ for the lead on this one. I’m familiar with Prezi’s, but have never created one. I played around with the technology once, quickly became frustrated, and gave up. Anyway, the Prezi below from … Continue reading

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Interview with Healthcare IS [audio]

I was recently interviewed by Healthcare IS. The audio interview is only about 20 minutes long and covers me answering some general questions about pharmacy informatics, my thoughts on working as an IT pharmacist, etc.

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Reviewing an #archetype

I’ve been meaning to write this for a while, but you know how things go. While at HIMSS12 in Las Vegas last month I was asked to do a little review work. That’s not all that uncommon. People ask me … Continue reading

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#HIMSS12 Day 3

Actually Day 3 was yesterday, but I’m just now getting around to putting some thoughts on paper. Best session I attended was Care Coordination in Practice: Managing Data Volume and Data Reconciliation. The presentation was all about big data and … Continue reading

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Digital edition of U.S. Pharmacist off to a bad start

I received the announcement below in my email just a short time ago. So being the good little pharmacist that I am, I headed on over to the U.S. Pharmacist website to check it out. Imagine my surprise when I … Continue reading

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Model for scheduling complex medication regimens

The abstract below caught my attention. I can’t read the entire article because I don’t have a subscription to the journal (a pet peeve of mine – just sayin’). Nonetheless I found the abstract quite interesting. I think the conclusion … Continue reading

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