Advertisement

Search

1 to 10 of 47
Sort by

Blog Entry
NHIT Week Blog Series - Pharmacy HIT Collaborative: A Partner for Provider Status

The Pharmacy HIT (PHIT) Collaborative is a coalition of pharmacy associations and stakeholders aligned to drive technology standardization across the pharmacy industry and integrate pharmacists as patient care providers. ASHP is a founding member of the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative. Why? ...


Blog Entry
A Day in the Life of an Informatics Pharmacist

Hi everyone! As a practicing informatics pharmacist, I frequently get questions from students about the 'day in the life' of an informatics pharmacist. In an effort to be proactive, I've started a YouTube channel that highlights some of the aspects of the field. In my most recent video, I host...

Brian Fung's profile image

Blog Entry
Revisiting the PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics Educational Outcomes, Goals, and Objectives

As you may be aware, the PGY2 Educational Outcomes, Goals, and Objectives for Pharmacy Informatics are due for a comprehensive update since their inception in 2006. As an initial step in the review process, the Section Advisory Group on Professional Development has been tasked with...


Blog Entry
pharmacist prescribing

When I was a child, my father had a round wooden coin with the letters TUIT embossed on it. Whenever I would procrastinate, he would toss it to me and say "Here's your round TUIT". That was his way of telling me to get around to it; to get whatever I was procrastinating on done. I have to...



Blog Entry
The boiling frog...

There’s an old (and probably apocryphal) notion that if you try to put a frog in boiling water, they will immediately jump out. But if you put that same frog in a pan of cold water and slowly bring it to a boil, the frog will simply sit there and cook to death. As ugly as that metaphor is, I...


Blog Entry
Human Factors and Usability

I was privileged to attend the Informatics Institute at the ASHP Summer Meeting in Las Vegas. Let me first assert that, as an experienced informaticist, this programming was some of the most advanced, and most useful that I have experienced. Please join me in congratulating ASHP and the Section...



Blog Entry
Process and outcome...

When I think about our professional roots, it seems clear to me that we have come from a long tradition of rugged individualism, where my way of doing things is my way of doing things and it is my professional right to do things my way. After having spent the last 28 years in industry,...


Blog Entry
Thoughts on Track and Trace

I had a chance recently to think about proposed regulation around track-and-trace capabilities within the pharmaceutical supply chain and had presented some thoughts to ASHP that I thought might be worthwhile sharing with this group. Let me first assert firmly that I am by no means a...