2 months ago

212. Last Week in Health IT for August 18th, 2020

212. Last Week in Health IT for August 18th, 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.



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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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2 months ago

Throwback - Academia, Residency, Master's Program, and Blockchain feat. Dr. Beth Breeden

Throwback - Academia, Residency, Master's Program, and Blockchain feat. Dr. Beth Breeden

Intended Audience: Everyone

On today's throwback episode, we spoke with Dr. Elizabeth Breeden on many facets of pharmacy informatics. Dr. Breeden is faculty at Lipscomb University and involved in the PGY2 pharmacy informatics residency program and the Master’s program in Health Care Informatics. She also discusses blockchain and its implications in pharmacy informatics in the coming years.

More info: Email: [email protected] Lipscomb University: https://www.lipscomb.edu/academics/programs/health-care-informatics Publications by Dr. Breeden: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Breeden%20EA%5BAuthor%5D&cauthor=true&cauthoruid=27121611 Publications by Dr. Kevin Clauson: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Clauson%20KA%5BAuthor%5D&cauthor=true&cauthoruid=27121611 IBM Blockchain: https://www.ibm.com/blockchain Hashed Health: https://hashedhealth.com/ Synaptic Health Alliance: https://www.synaptichealthalliance.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

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3 months ago

211. Why Don't We All Use These Technology Tools?

211. Why Don't We All Use These Technology Tools?

Intended Audience: Everyone

We have all these technology and informatics tools that can improve patient care and reduce medication errors... so why don't we use them? Today's episode we will go over a few reasons why not everyone is adopting all these tools right now.



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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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3 months ago

210. A Journey from Residency to Director of Medication Systems and Informatics feat. Dr. David Aguero

210. A Journey from Residency to Director of Medication Systems and Informatics feat. Dr. David Aguero

Intended Audience: Everyone

"I never lose. I either win or learn." - Nelson Mandela

On today's episode, we had the opportunity to speak with special guest Dr. David Aguero about his journey into informatics. He successfully completed a pharmacy residency program focused on medication use systems before embarking on an operational role, then eventually landing him in his role today as Director of Medication Systems and Informatics. On this episode, he discusses:

His unique residency experiences Applying what he learned to his current role The importance of mentorship Networking and the grit to keep on trying

If you'd like to reach out to Dr. Aguero, you can contact him at his LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidaguero/



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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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3 months ago

209. Interactive Gaming and Health Technology

209. Interactive Gaming and Health Technology

Intended Audience: Everyone

Video games have come a long way, and what used to be something with a reputation of making people unhealthy is now being used to catalyze people into engaging in their own health. Today's episode, we talk about an example of where we can be in the future, integrating video games with BAN technologies and dietary analysis.

Check out this article that talks about how video games can have a role in improving health outcomes: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3391574/

Another great piece of journalism on how video games have changed over time and move towards health outcomes: https://medcitynews.com/2019/05/from-joke-hour-to-digital-therapeutics-an-evolution-of-gaming-in-healthcare/



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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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3 months ago

Throwback - Digital Health and Pharmacogenetics Perspectives feat. Dr. Christy Cheung

Throwback - Digital Health and Pharmacogenetics Perspectives feat. Dr. Christy Cheung

Intended Audience: Everyone

On today's throwback episode, we speak with Dr. Christy Cheung on today’s episode about her perspectives on digital health, pharmacogenetics, the use of technology in healthcare, and much more! In addition, Christy also shares her digital health blog called Think Digital Health. To reach her blog, visit http://www.thinkdh.co. You can also reach Christy on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/christyolcheung/



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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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3 months ago

208. Pharmacy IT Tools and Specialty Pharmacy

208. Pharmacy IT Tools and Specialty Pharmacy

Intended Audience: Newcomers to Pharmacy Informatics

On today's episode, we talk about specialty pharmacy and how complicated it can be with URAC accreditation. Pharmacy IT and informatics software applications can help ease this process by making the information trackable and reportable, as well as integrating patient engagement tools.



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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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3 months ago

207. The Geospatial Pharmacist and Patient Advocate feat. Dr. Jing Wu

207. The Geospatial Pharmacist and Patient Advocate feat. Dr. Jing Wu

Intended Audience: Everyone

🗺️📍 Environments, zip codes, and locations are DIRECTLY related to health outcomes. 💊🚑

How do we USE this information? 📊

On today’s episode, we had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Jing Wu on her role at Esri as an account executive for GIS and its relation to public health. This is an exciting new and VERY niche field that leverages location information analytics to identify opportunities for improvement in patient care and public health. Not only that, but GIS can also assist in shaping care access strategies to ensure public access to the necessary healthcare services in the various spaces.

In this episode, Dr. Wu discusses:
✅ What is GIS (Geospatial Information Systems)
✅ Use cases of GIS in healthcare (i.e. addressing the opioid epidemic)
✅ How pharmacists are important in analyzing GIS data and finding ways to strategically apply it

In addition, Dr. Jing Wu also shares some of her work in being a passionate patient advocate. Dr. Wu’s personal journey fuels much of her passion in what she does to ensure patients, survivors, and caregivers have access to support, guidance, assistance, and much more through her non-profit work at The MindReset. 🙏

If you have any questions for Dr. Wu regarding GIS, please email her at [email protected] If you have any questions for Dr. Wu regarding patient advocacy, please email her at [email protected]



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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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3 months ago

206. Syndromic Surveillance Systems: A Brief Intro

206. Syndromic Surveillance Systems: A Brief Intro

Intended Audience: Everyone

Syndromic surveillance systems are a type of informatics-based tool that is used in public health to assist with outbreak detection and early disease signs. It uses a lot of information aggregated from disparate sources to detect patterns and trends. Today's episode is a brief introduction to the topic, but more information can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/nssp/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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3 months ago

Throwback - Getting Specialized - PGY 2 Residency feat. Dr. Diana Schreier

Throwback - Getting Specialized - PGY 2 Residency feat. Dr. Diana Schreier

Intended Audience: Everyone

On today’s throwback episode, we spoke with Dr. Diana Schreier on her experience with going through a PGY1 program and eventually working her way through completing her PGY2 program in pharmacy informatics. She also discusses how having an MBA was very useful for her pathway, and she provides some important suggestions to those looking to get into informatics.



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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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