C17 - Artificial intelligence in pharmacy practice – Current developments and trends



Prof. Robert Sindelar (Canada)


With the COVID-19 pandemic, effective use of technologies has become essential. Different aspects of technology have been introduced or further expanded for patients’ care. At the same time, artificial intelligence (AI) enabled pharmacy and other health professions to accelerate and advance clinical care including pharmacy practice in community and hospital settings.

Thus introduction, implementation and enhancement of any technology-enabled services impacts patients’ outcomes. This session will outline good practices and engage participants in identifying the benefits of technology and AI use in pharmaceutical services.


16:00 – 16:10      Introduction by the chair 
16:10 – 16:35


Application of AI in hospital pharmacies
Dr Etienne Cousein, Hospital Pharmacist at the CHU of Lille, France

16:35 – 17:00


Leveraging Technology and AI in Pharmacy
Dr Whitley Yi, FIP Young Pharmacists Group (YPG), USA

17:00 – 17:20   Panel discussion and Q&A 
17:20 – 17:30


Conclusion by the chair 

Learning Objectives

  1. To learn about current and future good practices about technologies and AI in pharmaceutical services
  2. To showcase the use of technology and AI in different settings
  3. To identify ways to enhance quality of services through technology and AI
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