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Expert Discusses Advanced Roles for Pharmacy Technicians

Jul 20, 2022: "... a health system looked at sort of a cost savings associated with having a pharmacy technician engaged in collecting medication history. Based on what they estimate to be the cost of a single medication error, and then comparing that to salary and benefits of a technician working in that emergency department. They found they could actually save the health system more than a million dollars a year by having a technician trained and working in that role."

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"More advanced roles are not new. We're just talking about them a lot more now"