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Scott V. Anderson

Scott Anderson

SCOTT V. ANDERSON, PharmD, MS, CPHIMS, FASHP ([email protected]) is a Pharmacy Supervisor at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His areas of oversight include pharmacy purchasing, storage, distribution, and drug shortages, as well as supporting ongoing health system pharmacy and COVID initiatives. Scott earned his PharmD from the University of Illinois at Chicago and MS in Health-System Pharmacy Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. After completing a PGY1 as a pharmacy practice management resident at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, he then helped to design and complete a PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics residency at the University of Virginia Health System.

Anderson’s service to ASHP includes member, workgroup lead, and Vice Chair for the Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology (SOPIT) Advisory Group on Operations and Automation; member of the SOPIT  Educational Steering Committee; program chair for the Informatics Pearls; poster mentor and reviewer; networking session facilitator and Pearls presenter at the Midyear Clinical Meeting; and multiple terms as a Delegate and Alternate Delegate. He has presented research posters at several ASHP meetings and was recognized as a Fellow of ASHP in 2022.


Pharmacy Informatics continues to be an area of growing complexity and importance for most health systems, the significance of which has been intensified by challenges associated with the pandemic, supply chain uncertainty, and staffing shortages. While there are many specialized roles and activities specific to each health system, much of the knowledge related to pharmacy informatics can be applied at most of our sites. I believe collaboration by the members of our Section and sharing of knowledge is crucial in helping our health systems and informatics teams to mitigate the impact of issues such as drug shortages, COVID-19, and pharmacy informatics-related training. Additionally, there are several topics important to health system pharmacies for which pharmacy informatics teams play an important role – albeit often behind the scenes – such as white-bagging, 340B program changes, and provider status. I believe the continued inclusion of pharmacy informatics professionals while developing strategies related to these topics is critical to the success of ASHP initiatives at state and national levels.

I am honored to be nominated for the Chair of the Section that I call my professional home. If elected, I look forward to sharing my passion for pharmacy informatics collaboration and training with the members of our Section, and to working with my colleagues in continuing the advancement of pharmacy informatics and the care of our patients!