When Googling “Pharmacy Informatics,” the popular search engine returns 38,100,000 results in an impressive 0.84 seconds. What’s more impressive is the fact that the no. 1 search result is an article written in 2019 by Dr. Anthony Blash entitled “Pharmacy Informatics and Its Cross-Functional Role in Healthcare.”
Google’s systems have determined that this featured article “will help people more easily discover what they’re seeking, both from the description about the page and when they click on the link to read the page itself. Features are especially helpful for those on mobile or searching by voice.”
The term “Pharmacy Informatics” has been queried by users of the search engine over 1,600 times since the article’s publication. Dr. Anthony Blash, Pharm.D., BCompSc., CPHIMS, associate professor in the College of Pharmacy’s Healthcare Informatics concentration, has created a sequence of five courses and a one-month Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential (APPE) rotation at various sites in the city to prepare Belmont’s student pharmacists to become future leaders in healthcare informatics.