Opportunities and challenges related to technology in supporting optimal pharmacy practice models in hospitals and health systems

Siska, Mark H.; Tribble, Dennis A.
June 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;6/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p1116
Academic Journal
In the article the authors highlight the opportunities and challenges in the use of technology for supporting optimal pharmacy practice models in health systems. They refer to the 1999 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report "To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System", and discuss the current state of medication-use supporting technologies. Also discussed are work-force challenges, and the health information technology (HIT) quality and safety claims.


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