a month ago

Throwback - Lean Six Sigma and Pharmacy Informatics feat. Dr. Jason Lam

Throwback - Lean Six Sigma and Pharmacy Informatics feat. Dr. Jason Lam

Intended Audience: Everyone

On today's throwback episode, we have the opportunity to interview Dr. Jason Lam, CSSBB, PharmD, FCPhA, FCSHP, on how he got into the field of pharmacy informatics. In addition, he discusses how Lean Six Sigma relates to pharmacy informatics and process improvement. Dr. Lam provides sound advice on how to position yourself to be successful in the pharmacy informatics space.



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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

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a month ago

227. Last Week in Health IT for October 12th, 2020

227. Last Week in Health IT for October 12th, 2020

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.

Article about Epic and COVID-19: https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/judy-faulkner-talks-lessons-learned-epics-covid-19-response


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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

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2 months ago

226. Going International with Healthcare Informatics Consulting feat. Dr. Allie D. Woods

226. Going International with Healthcare Informatics Consulting feat. Dr. Allie D. Woods

Intended Audience: Everyone

Is pharmacy informatics different in Europe? Check out today's episode to find out! ✈️

Today, we speak with Dr. Allie D. Woods, a pharmacist currently practicing as a senior healthcare IT consultant in Europe. Dr. Woods received her training in the United States and was heavily involved in advancing the profession here before she made a life decision to move to Europe for her current roles.

Today, she speaks about: ✅Her previous training in the U.S. ✅The differences in pharmacy practice in European countries ✅How she leveraged her skillset to succeed outside of the U.S.

You can reach out to Dr. Woods via her LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/allie-d-woods-3b0b4462/


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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

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2 months ago

225. Announcement: Pharmacy Informatics Academy FREE Course

225. Announcement: Pharmacy Informatics Academy FREE Course

Today marks the launch of the Pharmacy Informatics Academy's FREE introduction to pharmacy informatics course.

Sign up at https://pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com/courses/introductorycourse/


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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

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2 months ago

Throwback - Oncology Research Pharmacy feat. Dr. David Chu

Throwback - Oncology Research Pharmacy feat. Dr. David Chu

Intended Audience: Everyone

Today's throwback episode is actually a rebroadcast of the Orange County Pharmacists Association podcast where Dr. David Chu was interviewed about his role as a clinical research pharmacist. Dr. Chu also had informatics rotations during his residency.

In addition to his journey to become a clinical research pharmacist, he discusses how he learned that pharmacy informatics impacts his practice. Though not an informatics pharmacist, the concepts of data analytics and order set builds continue to be part of his role in clinical research.



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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

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2 months ago

224. Why Use 340B Splitter Software?

224. Why Use 340B Splitter Software?

Intended Audience: Newcomers to Pharmacy Informatics

The 340B Drug Discount Program is a complicated program that's been around since the early 90's. With all the requirements and regulations, it becomes necessary to find ways to track the medications in order to meet regulations. 340B splitter software helps organizations with this challenge. Today, we talk about why we should use it, some of the challenges of using them, and what to look for when choosing a vendor.

More info about 340B Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/340B_Drug_Pricing_Program HRSA: https://www.hrsa.gov/opa/index.html


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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

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2 months ago

223. Last Week in Healthcare IT for September 26th, 2020

223. Last Week in Healthcare IT for September 26th, 2020

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.

Article on Social Informatics: https://academic.oup.com/jamia/advance-article/doi/10.1093/jamia/ocaa175/5907049


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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

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2 months ago

222. CPhA's Digital Health Conference (DHX Virtual 2020) feat. Dr. Risa Vatanka

222. CPhA's Digital Health Conference (DHX Virtual 2020) feat. Dr. Risa Vatanka

Intended Audience: Everyone

The technology is available, so let's use it to design pharmacy's future together!

On today's episode, we speak with DHX Virtual Chair, Dr. Risa Vatanka, about how digital health and technologies have been exponentially catalyzed during the pandemic. In addition, much more of this discussion will be continued during the upcoming DHX Virtual conference where over 45 speakers will be present.

The DHX Virtual 2020 conference will be held on October 2-4, 2020. You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Network and Discover
  • Learn and Engage
  • Tour the Digital Health Virtual Exhibits

The conference will be using the Hopin platform that will promote a networking-focused experience that promotes collaboration and discussion.

Tony Dao, host of the Pharmacy, IT, & Me podcast and co-founder of Pharmacy Informatics Academy will also be participating with the "Pharmacists Paving New Paths" section of the conference.

To find out more about DHX Virtual 2020, visit https://digitalhealthcpha.com/dhx-virtual/


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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

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2 months ago

221. Why Do I Need to Track Project Time?

221. Why Do I Need to Track Project Time?

Intended Audience: Everyone

When working in pharmacy informatics, you may be asked to work on multiple projects. Sometimes, that comes with logging your specific time spent on those projects. This feels like double documenting, but why is this important? Today, we discuss this a little bit more.


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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

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2 months ago

220. From Administration to Director of Pharmacy Information Systems feat. Dr. Barry McClain

220. From Administration to Director of Pharmacy Information Systems feat. Dr. Barry McClain

Intended Audience: Everyone

You never know what can spark your inspiration for the next step in your career. 💡

On today's episode, I was honored to have special guest Dr. Barry McClain share his story on how he got into his role as the Director of Pharmacy Information Systems at Advocate Aurora. I enjoyed hearing his story of his early days and how his administrative residency eventually sparked his interest to pursue pharmacy informatics as a career path. He also shares some stories about his most memorable moments in his career thus far.

Thank you so much Dr. McClain for being on the podcast!

You can reach out to Dr. McClain at his LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/barry-mcclain-a2081825/


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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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