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Pharmacy Face-Off Webinar BCMA vs CPOE


This is going to be fun.
Thanks to the good folks at PharmacyOneSource

 Here is the link to sign up if you would like to attend.

 Pharmacy Face-Off: BCMA vs. CPOE, Which Comes First?
 Wednesday, September 23, 2009 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

 John Poikonen takes on Steven Rough in our first “pharmacy face-off.”
Pharmacists will debate on Bar Code Medication Administration or
Computerized Physician Order Entry and which should be implemented first.

 Please Note: Pharmacy OneSource is not an accredited CE provider so there
will be NO CE offered for attending this informative and fun presentation.

 About the Speakers:

 John Poikonen, Pharm.D. is the Clinical Informatics Director at UMass
Memorial Health Care, an Academic Medical Center and health system in
central Massachusetts. His career has been spilt between software
development and hospital pharmacy. He has been a director of pharmacy,
software developer, patient safety pharmacist and informatics leader over
the last 29 years in pharmacy. Most recently he was elected to the ASHP
Executive Committee for Pharmacy Informatics and Technology Section in 2007
and was the recipient of the 2008 Leadership Award from the American Medical
Informatics Association.

 Steve Rough is the Director of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin
Hospital and Clinics, and Clinical Assistant Professor at the UW-Madison
School of Pharmacy. Steve has coordinated and implemented progressive
pharmacy services in virtually all practice settings. He has contributed
six textbook chapters and numerous other papers in the pharmacy literature
related to pharmacy administration and leadership, medication safety, the
application of automation and technology, operational benchmarking and a
variety of other management-related topics. In 2003, Steve was the recipient
of both the Wisconsin Pharmacist of the Year award and the ASHP Best
Practices Award for the paper he submitted describing the impact of point of
care bar code medication scanning technology on medication error reduction.

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