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

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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

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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

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