Using Data Analytics in Oncology Pharmacy Practice

In an interview with Pharmacy Times®and Directions in Oncology Pharmacy®, Chad Hatfield, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, chief pharmacy officer at UC Davis Medical Center, discussed how data analytics are used in oncology pharmacy practice.

In an interview with Pharmacy Times®and Directions in Oncology Pharmacy®, Chad Hatfield, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, chief pharmacy officer at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) Medical Center, discussed how oncology pharmacists use data analytics to track inventory, spending, and prescriptions administered to patients.

The full discussion can be viewed in the video. The following is a partial transcript:

Chad Hatfield, PharmD, MHA, BCPS: We have a large amount of [medication] volume that comes through our cancer centers. At times, it’s nice to be able to know, down to the provider level, what’s actually prescribed and is it different between the individual providers.