9 days ago

262. Oncology Pharmacy Informatics feat. Dr. Nicholas Bacon

262. Oncology Pharmacy Informatics feat. Dr. Nicholas Bacon

Intended Audience: Everyone

On today's episode, we delve into the niche world of oncology pharmacy informatics.

Dr. Nicholas Bacon shares his experience in how he got into the oncology space and subsequently into the oncology informatics space with his skillset. He discusses what is needed to find your niche and also briefly talks about how it's so necessary to have a pharmacist in the oncology informatics space to serve as a liaison between the clinical and technical sides.

You can reach out to Dr. Bacon at https://www.linkedin.com/in/nrbaconpharmd/

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
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For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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16 days ago

261. Last Week in Health IT for May 27th, 2021

261. Last Week in Health IT for May 27th, 2021

Intended Audience: Everyone

Welcome to another episode of Last Week in Health IT where we talk about some of the significant Health IT-related news items that occurred in the past week.

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
New to LinkedIn and not sure where to start? Download my free ebook, "Professional Networking Unlocked", at https://www.tonydaopharmd.com/ebook
Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @pharmacyitme
Instagram: @pharmacyinformatics
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacyitme/
Website: Pharmacy IT & Me
Email: [email protected]
Follow Tony's personal Twitter account at @tonydaopharmd

Network with other pharmacists at Pharmacists Connect!
http://pharmacistsconnect.com

For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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23 days ago

Throwback - Going Beyond Inpatient: Outpatient Informatics feat. Dr. AJ Teare

Throwback - Going Beyond Inpatient: Outpatient Informatics feat. Dr. AJ Teare

Intended Audience: Everyone

On today’s throwback episode, we speak with Dr. AJ Teare on his role and journey into the pharmacy informatics world. Dr. Teare started off showing his passion on his APPE project before moving on to a residency route. Today, he has had experiences in outpatient, specialty, and community pharmacy informatics.

You can reach out to Dr. Teare for more questions at [email protected]

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
New to LinkedIn and not sure where to start? Download my free ebook, "Professional Networking Unlocked", at https://www.tonydaopharmd.com/ebook
Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @pharmacyitme
Instagram: @pharmacyinformatics
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacyitme/
Website: Pharmacy IT & Me
Email: [email protected]
Follow Tony's personal Twitter account at @tonydaopharmd

Network with other pharmacists at Pharmacists Connect!
http://pharmacistsconnect.com

For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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a month ago

260. Algorithmic Matching in Client Registries

260. Algorithmic Matching in Client Registries

Intended Audience: Newcomers to Healthcare IT

On today's episode, we continue the discussion on client registries. How to client registries actually do the match of patient records? Algorithmic matching becomes essential in how we determine the matches.

Some of the algorithms used discussed today are:

  1. Deterministic
  2. Fuzzy
  3. Probabilistic

To learn more about client registries, you can check out the Health Information Exchange textbook by Brian E. Dixon: https://www.amazon.com/Health-Information-Exchange-Navigating-Managing/dp/0128031352

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
New to LinkedIn and not sure where to start? Download my free ebook, "Professional Networking Unlocked", at https://www.tonydaopharmd.com/ebook
Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @pharmacyitme
Instagram: @pharmacyinformatics
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacyitme/
Website: Pharmacy IT & Me
Email: [email protected]
Follow Tony's personal Twitter account at @tonydaopharmd

Network with other pharmacists at Pharmacists Connect!
http://pharmacistsconnect.com

For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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a month ago

Throwback - Clinical to Admin to Technology and Innovation feat. Dr. David Berkowitz

Throwback - Clinical to Admin to Technology and Innovation feat. Dr. David Berkowitz

Intended Audience: Everyone

On today’s throwback episode, we speak with current Omnicell Performance Center Field Consultant, Dr. David Berkowitz, on his incredible journey going from clinical pharmacy to pharmacy administration and eventually to his roles recently in technology and innovation. In addition, he shares an amazing endeavor he’s spearheading at Omnicell, which is a fellowship in medication management where the fellow will be trained in healthcare technologies, database, and more.

If you’d like to contact Dr. Berkowitz, find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-berkowitz-1162156/ and Twitter at https://twitter.com/dberkpharmd.

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
New to LinkedIn and not sure where to start? Download my free ebook, "Professional Networking Unlocked", at https://www.tonydaopharmd.com/ebook
Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @pharmacyitme
Instagram: @pharmacyinformatics
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacyitme/
Website: Pharmacy IT & Me
Email: [email protected]
Follow Tony's personal Twitter account at @tonydaopharmd

Network with other pharmacists at Pharmacists Connect!
http://pharmacistsconnect.com

For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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2 months ago

259. About ASHP's Upcoming Informatics Webinars

259. About ASHP's Upcoming Informatics Webinars

Intended Audience: Everyone

On today's episode, Dr. Suzie Chen joins us to announce ASHP's upcoming webinars that are going to be presented by Dr. Scott Nelson. The webinars are as follows:

  1. Medication Data Standards and Operational Applications
  2. Interoperability: Fundamentals, Standards, and Terminologies
  3. Data in Action! Practical Analytics Strategies

These CE programs are targeted for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians that are involved in technology in the medication use process, but they are also great for students looking to learn more about technology in healthcare.

To register for the webinar, visit https://www.ashp.org/Professional-Development/Webinars/Free-Live-Webinars

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
New to LinkedIn and not sure where to start? Download my free ebook, "Professional Networking Unlocked", at https://www.tonydaopharmd.com/ebook
Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @pharmacyitme
Instagram: @pharmacyinformatics
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacyitme/
Website: Pharmacy IT & Me
Email: [email protected]
Follow Tony's personal Twitter account at @tonydaopharmd

Network with other pharmacists at Pharmacists Connect!
http://pharmacistsconnect.com

For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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2 months ago

258. Last Week in Health IT for April 22nd, 2021

258. Last Week in Health IT for April 22nd, 2021

Intended Audience: Everyone

Welcome to another episode of Last Week in Health IT where we talk about some of the significant Health IT-related news items that occurred in the past week.

Check out this article on "How do providers strike the right balance between in-person care and telehealth?" where Sean Cavanaugh talks about where we move forward with telehealth from here. https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/how-do-providers-strike-right-balance-between-person-care-and-telehealth

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
New to LinkedIn and not sure where to start? Download my free ebook, "Professional Networking Unlocked", at https://www.tonydaopharmd.com/ebook
Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @pharmacyitme
Instagram: @pharmacyinformatics
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacyitme/
Website: Pharmacy IT & Me
Email: [email protected]
Follow Tony's personal Twitter account at @tonydaopharmd

Network with other pharmacists at Pharmacists Connect!
http://pharmacistsconnect.com

For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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2 months ago

257. Pharmacy Informatics in Australia feat. Daniel Trajkov

257. Pharmacy Informatics in Australia feat. Daniel Trajkov

Intended Audience: Everyone

We're going international again with another special guest all the way from Australia to talk about how pharmacy informatics practice is in their area! Daniel's varied role in health technology has included being a senior analyst, application manager, clinical lead, pharmacy consultant, and other roles.

Topics today include:

  • Pharmacy informatics practice in Australia
  • Current state of EHRs in Australia
  • Opt-out PHR
  • Interoperability challenges

To connect with Daniel, visit his LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-trajkov-866aa294/

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
New to LinkedIn and not sure where to start? Download my free ebook, "Professional Networking Unlocked", at https://www.tonydaopharmd.com/ebook
Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @pharmacyitme
Instagram: @pharmacyinformatics
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacyitme/
Website: Pharmacy IT & Me
Email: [email protected]
Follow Tony's personal Twitter account at @tonydaopharmd

Network with other pharmacists at Pharmacists Connect!
http://pharmacistsconnect.com

For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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2 months ago

256. Data Quality, Metadata, and Standards in Client Registries

256. Data Quality, Metadata, and Standards in Client Registries

Intended Audience: Newcomers to Pharmacy Informatics

Last time we talked about what Client Registries are and how they can be used as a method on how to streamline patient record matching. Today, we go into a little more detail about some of the other attributes and potential issues.

  • Data Quality
  • Metadata
  • Standards

Check out more information about Client Registries in the Health Information Exchange by Brian E. Dixon: Health Information Exchange: Navigating and Managing a Network of Health Information Systems, Dixon, Brian, eBook - Amazon.com

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
New to LinkedIn and not sure where to start? Download my free ebook, "Professional Networking Unlocked", at https://www.tonydaopharmd.com/ebook
Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @pharmacyitme
Instagram: @pharmacyinformatics
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacyitme/
Website: Pharmacy IT & Me
Email: [email protected]
Follow Tony's personal Twitter account at @tonydaopharmd

Network with other pharmacists at Pharmacists Connect!
http://pharmacistsconnect.com

For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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2 months ago

255. Last Week in Health IT for April 7th, 2021

255. Last Week in Health IT for April 7th, 2021

Intended Audience: Everyone

Welcome to another episode of Last Week in Health IT where we talk about some of the significant Health IT-related news items that occurred in the past week.

Check out more healthcare IT news at www.healthcareitnews.com

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
New to LinkedIn and not sure where to start? Download my free ebook, "Professional Networking Unlocked", at https://www.tonydaopharmd.com/ebook
Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @pharmacyitme
Instagram: @pharmacyinformatics
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacyitme/
Website: Pharmacy IT & Me
Email: [email protected]
Follow Tony's personal Twitter account at @tonydaopharmd

Network with other pharmacists at Pharmacists Connect!
http://pharmacistsconnect.com

For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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2 months ago

Throwback - Smart Pumps, Education, and Informatics feat. Dr. Julie Pawola

Throwback - Smart Pumps, Education, and Informatics feat. Dr. Julie Pawola

Intended Audience: Everyone

On today's throwback episode, we spoke with special guest, Dr. Julie Pawola, on her role in pharmacy informatics and technology. She shares some of her daily job duties as well as her upcoming smart pump bolus project. In addition, she discusses her involvement in pharmacy and informatics education.

To reach out to Dr. Pawola, you can email her at [email protected] or on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/julie-pawola-8107246a/

========== Interested in learning more about pharmacy informatics? Check out the FREE Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics course at www.pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com !
New to LinkedIn and not sure where to start? Download my free ebook, "Professional Networking Unlocked", at https://www.tonydaopharmd.com/ebook
Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @pharmacyitme
Instagram: @pharmacyinformatics
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacyitme/
Website: Pharmacy IT & Me
Email: [email protected]
Follow Tony's personal Twitter account at @tonydaopharmd

Network with other pharmacists at Pharmacists Connect!
http://pharmacistsconnect.com

For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP's Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS Pharmacy Informatics Community: https://www.himss.org/library/pharmacy-informatics

Disclaimer: Views expressed are my own and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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