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Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Pharmacy informatics: Applications of information technology in pharmacy

Pharmacy Informatics, the intersection of pharmacy practice and information technology, has revolutionized the field of pharmacy by leveraging technological advancements to enhance patient care, streamline operations, and improve medication management. This research paper explores various applications of information technology in pharmacy, including electronic health records (EHRs), clinical decision support systems (CDSS), medication management systems, and telepharmacy. By utilizing these technologies, pharmacists can optimize medication therapy outcomes, prevent adverse drug events, and facilitate seamless communication among healthcare providers. Furthermore, the integration of pharmacy informatics into pharmacy education and training programs is essential to prepare future pharmacists to effectively utilize these tools. This paper provides insights into the current landscape, challenges, and future directions of pharmacy informatics, highlighting its significant potential to enhance patient safety and improve healthcare delivery.
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How to cite this article:
Manisha. Pharmacy informatics: Applications of information technology in pharmacy. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(1):853-856. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2019.v8.i1n.25489

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