344 episodes

Informatics Pharmacist, Tony Dao, hosts this podcast series that discusses different aspects and topics in the pharmacy informatics and technology space and how leveraging the IT tools in the healthcare landscape can ultimately improve patient care and satisfaction.


** Disclaimer: Views expressed are those of the individuals and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which speakers have been, is now, or will be affiliated.
**This podcast is NOT monetized or supported by affilate ads.

Pharmacy, IT, & Me: Your Informatics Pharmacist Podcast Tony Dao, PharmD, CPHIMS

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Informatics Pharmacist, Tony Dao, hosts this podcast series that discusses different aspects and topics in the pharmacy informatics and technology space and how leveraging the IT tools in the healthcare landscape can ultimately improve patient care and satisfaction.


** Disclaimer: Views expressed are those of the individuals and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which speakers have been, is now, or will be affiliated.
**This podcast is NOT monetized or supported by affilate ads.

    295. Last Week in Health IT for Friday, July 1st, 2022

    295. Last Week in Health IT for Friday, July 1st, 2022

    295. Last Week in Health IT for Friday, July 1st, 2022
    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.

    Disclaimer: Views expressed are those of the individuals and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which speakers have been, is now, or will be affiliated.

    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: tony@pharmacyitme.com

    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: https://www.himss.org/resources/pharmacy-informatics-and-its-cross-functional-role-healthcare
    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.

    • 8 min
    294. The Pharmacy HIT Collaborative and Healthcare's Digital Transformation feat. Executive Director Shelly Spiro

    294. The Pharmacy HIT Collaborative and Healthcare's Digital Transformation feat. Executive Director Shelly Spiro

    294. The Pharmacy HIT Collaborative and Healthcare's Digital Transformation feat. Executive Director Shelly Spiro
    Intended Audience: Everyone

    The future of healthcare IT relies on the development of standards today!🏥💻

    On today's episode, we speak with Executive Director of the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative, Pharmacist Shelly Spiro, on what the group is doing and the importance of HIT for the future of patient care and healthcare. On today's episode:


    What is the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative
    What are the challenges in healthcare IT
    How to get involved with the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative
    How Shelly Spiro's experiences in informatics and administrative roles allowed her to start healthcare IT consulting
    The importance of standards and export/imports of healthcare data
    Resources to learn more

    To learn more about the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative, visit https://pharmacyhit.org/

    Learn more:
    https://www.hl7.org/
    https://www.ncpdp.org/
    https://www.ashp.org/pharmacy-practice/resource-centers/informatics
    https://www.healthit.gov/topic/standards-technology/health-it-standards

    Disclaimer: Views expressed are those of the individuals and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which speakers have been, is now, or will be affiliated.

    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: tony@pharmacyitme.com

    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: https://www.himss.org/resources/pharmacy-informatics-and-its-cross-functional-role-healthcare
    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.

    • 36 min
    293. Last Week in Health IT for June 13th, 2022

    293. Last Week in Health IT for June 13th, 2022

    293. Last Week in Health IT for June 13th, 2022
    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.

    Disclaimer: Views expressed are those of the individuals and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which speakers have been, is now, or will be affiliated.

    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: tony@pharmacyitme.com

    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: https://www.himss.org/resources/pharmacy-informatics-and-its-cross-functional-role-healthcare
    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.

    • 7 min
    292. Managing Medication Technology feat. Dr. Matthew Farley

    292. Managing Medication Technology feat. Dr. Matthew Farley

    292. Managing Medication Technology feat. Dr. Matthew Farley
    Intended Audience: Everyone

    On today's episode, we had the opportunity to interview Dr. Matthew Farley, Senior Manager in Medication Technology at Fresenius Kabi USA. Prior to his role at Fresenius Kabi USA, he gathered many different experiences and skills in his roles as informatics pharmacist, pharmacy operations, product strategy, and more.

    On today's episode, Dr. Farley discusses:


    His varied experiences that resulted in him getting into his role today in medication technology
    Finding where you can provide your value
    The importance of understanding workflows, no matter what field of informatics or technology you're in
    Opportunities for engagement in the pharmacy technology space

    To reach Dr. Farley, you can find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/mfarley4/

    Disclaimer: Views expressed are those of the individuals and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which speakers have been, is now, or will be affiliated.

    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: tony@pharmacyitme.com

    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: https://www.himss.org/resources/pharmacy-informatics-and-its-cross-functional-role-healthcare
    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.

    • 23 min
    Throwback - A Pharmacist, a Technologist, and a Lawyer feat. Dr. Robert Stein

    Throwback - A Pharmacist, a Technologist, and a Lawyer feat. Dr. Robert Stein

    Throwback - A Pharmacist, a Technologist, and a Lawyer feat. Dr. Robert Stein
    Intended Audience: Everyone

    On today’s throwback episode originally published in February 2020, we had the pleasure of speaking with one of the pharmacists that was there at the beginning of pharmacy computer systems! Dr. Robert Stein, PharmD, JD started his career as a pharmacist and went into pharmacy technology for a number of years before getting into law and academia. To contact Dr. Stein for further questions, you can reach him at Robert_Stein@kgi.edu

    Disclaimer: Views expressed are those of the individuals and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which speakers have been, is now, or will be affiliated.

    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: tony@pharmacyitme.com

    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: https://www.himss.org/resources/pharmacy-informatics-and-its-cross-functional-role-healthcare
    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.

    • 30 min
    291. A Journey from Technology to Pharmacy and Informatics feat. Pharmacist Anna Dreger

    291. A Journey from Technology to Pharmacy and Informatics feat. Pharmacist Anna Dreger

    291. A Journey from Technology to Pharmacy and Informatics feat. Pharmacist Anna Dreger
    Intended Audience: Everyone

    On today's episode, we had the opportunity to speak with Anna Dreger, an informatics pharmacist with a very unique pathway to get into what she's doing today. Recently recognized
    with a Distinguished Service Award from ASHP SOPIT, she's been a key part in expanding the domain of knowledge in the informatics space.

    On this episode, she discusses:


    Her journey from technology to pharmacy informatics
    Skills that transfer over from being a software tester to a pharmacy manager
    The importance of pharmacy operations knowledge in pharmacy informatics
    Tips on how to get into pharmacy informatics

    You can reach out to Anna Dreger via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anna-dreger-2439021a/

    You can also find her on ASHP Connect.

    Disclaimer: Views expressed are those of the individuals and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which speakers have been, is now, or will be affiliated.

    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: tony@pharmacyitme.com

    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: https://www.himss.org/resources/pharmacy-informatics-and-its-cross-functional-role-healthcare
    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.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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29 Ratings

29 Ratings

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Great Platform and Interview

I was humbled and honored to interview with Tony regarding my experience. This platform is a rich source of information for any informatics career seeker. Tony did an amazing job in conducting the Q/As and producing. Highly recommended.

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Really loved the interview wit Quyen Ly

Quyen is a force of nature, incredibly intelligent and very skilled. So glad to hear her story told!

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Love this Podcast

I love listening to this podcast and I have learned a lot. Keep up the good work!

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