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.

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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: 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.