Technology and health information management play a crucial role in the safe medication use process. Different technologies including both hardware and software dictate how practitioners and consumers manage medication therapy and health information. Technology related factors such as understanding clinical complexity for medication system design, big data analytics, current EHR’s, precision medicine, health IT safety issues, and potential solutions influence the medication management and patient safety risks. Therefore, understanding the problems and potential gaps in medication use processes and finding potential solutions can equip future pharmacists the knowledge and background to influence pharmacy practice positively.
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