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The Autonomous Pharmacy: Applying AI and ML to Medication Management Across the Care Continuum


The U.S. spends almost half a trillion dollars annually on prescription medications and their supply chain. There are numerous problems behind the scenes that can be ameliorated with the use of AI, ML, data analytics, robotics, and automation.
Who is this presentation for?
Executives and operational leaders at hospitals, health systems, retail pharmacies, health insurance companies, and healthcare IT companies, as well as healthcare IT analysts and investors.
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What you'll learn?
How AI, ML and other technologies are being used to address four significant medication management-related problems: the opioid crisis, drug shortages, drug diversion, and medication adherence.


Ken Perez is the Vice President of Healthcare Policy for Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL). In this role, he contributes to the company’s strategy, business development and marketing by providing thought leadership on healthcare policy and regulations, as well as on areas such as data analytics, population health management, and the opioid crisis. Previously, Ken served as the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Director of Healthcare Policy for MedeAnalytics, Inc. For several years, Ken has written a column on health policy for hfm, the journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and he contributes content to numerous other publications. He serves on the boards of various non-profit organizations, including the ASHP Foundation and the Dean’s Executive Council for UCSF’s School of Nursing. Ken holds a bachelor's degree in international relations with an emphasis in economics from Stanford University and a MBA with a concentration in finance from UCLA Anderson.