The Future of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Careers, Pharmacy Careers May 2015, 0

With innovations such as lab tests administered at the pharmacy and the use of drones or vending machines to deliver medications emerging, the future of pharmacy can stir feelings of both excitement and fear.

With innovations such as lab tests administered at the pharmacy and the use of drones or vending machines to deliver medications emerging, the future of pharmacy can stir feelings of both excitement and fear. Pharmacy students will have to adapt to an ever-changing environment and may need to develop new skills, especially with the growing use and relevancy of technology in the pharmacy world.

Pharmacy Podcast Show host Todd Eury speaks to Erin Albert, PharmD, JD, MBA, an associate professor/director at Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Indianapolis, Indiana, and a writer and entrepreneur. Dr. Albert discusses 7 major trends that are already changing or will change pharmacy practice. Listeners will learn what could be in store for pharmacy students in the future and what specific skill sets they may need to develop.

Eury welcomes pharmacy students with new, innovative ideas to contact the Pharmacy Podcast Show at Publisher@PharmacyPodcast.com; students could be featured in an upcoming episode of the show.