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Informatics for the Students and/or Pharmacy Residents

Informatics Overview – This document provides an overview of pharmacy informatics which is geared to students. It provides an overview of the role that the pharmacists play in utilizing information and technology to improve patient care, guidance on how students can learn additional information about the field and pursue this specialty area of pharmacy.

Residency Training in Informatics and Technology – This link contains with the up-to-date information regarding the residencies training opportunities that are available in information and technology.

Pharmacy Role in Information and Technology – The following documents are the American Society of Health-System Pharmacist's written statements on the role of pharmacists and technicians in informatics.


This table outlines articles about different aspects of pharmacy informatics and technology and can serve as introductory reading for both students and/or residents.

Supply Chain Automation

Temple J, Ludwig B. Implementation and evaluation of carousel dispensing technology in a university medical center pharmacy. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:821-829.

Five Rights of Medication Administration
Elliott M, Liu Y. The nine rights of medication administration: an overview. Br J Nurs. 2010;19(5):300-305.
Smart Pump Technology

Elias BL, Moss JA. Smart pump technology: What we have learned. Comput Inform Nurs. 2011 Mar;29(3):184-90


Documentation of medication administration and regimen compliance Ramalho de Oliveira D, Brummel AR, Miller DB. Medication therapy management: 10 years of experience in a large integrated health care system. Manag Care Pharm. 2010;16(3):185-195.
 Bar Code Medication
Poon EG, Keohane CA, Yoon CS, et al. Effect of bar-code technology on the safety of medication administration. N Engl J Med. 2010;362(18):1698-1707
Impacts of computerized
provider order entry and electronic prescribing
Ash JS, Sittig DF, Poon EG, Guappone K, Campbell E, Dykstra RH. The extent and importance of unintended consequences related to computerized provider order entry. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2007;14(4):415-423. Moniz TT, Segar AC, Keohane CA, Seger DL, Bates DW, Rothschild JM. Addition of electronic prescription transmission to computerized prescriber order entry: Effect on dispensing errors in community pharmacies. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2011;68(2):158-163.
  Drug product selection for compounding and dispensing American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology Executive Committee. Technology-enabled practice: A vision statement by the ASHP Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66:1573-1577

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