200. The Difficult Reality of Pharmacy Informatics

Intended Audience: Everyone

?❓Pharmacy Informatics…. are you sure this is the lifestyle you want?❓?

One of the major misconceptions about pharmacy informatics is that it’s an easy field to get into and the job itself is not as stressful as traditional roles in pharmacy. This is not true. The difficult reality is that roles in pharmacy informatics are fewer than traditional roles and there may be more responsibilities that expected.

On today’s episode, we talk about how:

? Pharmacy informatics is a niche field.
? You need the right motivation.
? You need to master the art of time management.
? You can’t just jump into pharmacy informatics without experience.
? You need to adapt quickly and often.
? If you are truly passionate about pharmacy informatics, you need to HUSTLE

Transcript for this episode can be found as a blog post at the Pharmacy Informatics Academy: https://pharmacyinformaticsacademy.com/2020/06/17/the-difficult-reality-of-pharmacy-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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