315. Bridging the Gap Pharmacists Transitioning into Health Tech feat Dr. Elizabeth Ojo

Intended Audience: Pharmacists interested in transitioning to Health Tech

Originally recorded Summer 2023

On today’s episode, we speak with Dr. Elizabeth Ojo, a pharmacist specializing in pharmacy technology. We delved deep into her journey in pharmacy technology and her passion for improving patient lives.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Diverse Skills Needed in Tech: Dr. Ojo emphasizes the need for various skills beyond coding in the tech industry, such as communication, team building, and corporate skills.
  2. Unique Qualifications Stand Out: In a competitive job market, she instills confidence in her unique qualifications as a pharmacist, emphasizing the value of clinicians entering tech roles.
  3. Opportunities in Health Tech: Dr. Ojo’s initiative, Medtotech Pivot, aims to bridge the gap for clinicians looking to transition into health tech roles, presenting a valuable entry funnel for new pharmacists.

You can reach out to Dr. Elizabeth Ojo on her LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eliojo/

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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