AI in the Pharmacy (Drug Topics)

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By Keith Loria | August 27, 2019

Complex problems that affect the world of pharmacy, such as the opioid crisis and avoidable hospital readmissions, require multidimensional answers. Artificial intelligence (AI) might be one solution. There are currently firms working to use AI, some through the use of machine learning, in the hope that it will contribute to solving these problems or at least minimize their impact. Taken together, AI and machine learning may have a massive multifaceted impact on pharmacy operational efficiencies, patient-centered care, and outcomes.

In today’s world, AI complements human interaction with patients. Adam Beacham, director of business intelligence at PDX-NHIN, a pharmacy software company, believes that 2019 and 2020 will be pivotal years for AI and predictive models to improve patient health from prescribers to pharmacies… View Full Drug Topic Article

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