Alex Lin

Alex Lin

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Kowalewski Hall

387

Pharmacy Lin Research - 0004

Research and Practice Interests

My research interests include the following:pharmacy facility design including functional program, fixture design, and the use of computer simulation in the design process;medication distribution system analysis which is to improve the system in terms of efficiency and reducing medication errors;the use of computer simulation with animation in pharmacy management.

Research Support

Investigators:Lin AC and Kelton D. 06-2010 -05-2011 Rite Aid Pharmacy, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. "Analysis and Improvement of Rite Aid Dispensing System" Role:PI $197,278 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC and Ivey MF 03-2010 -03-2011 Hospira Inc., Lake Forest, Illinios. “A Study on the Reduction of Wasted Intravenous Solution in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital” Role:PI $41,076 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 11-2009 -06-2010 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. “Applications of Computer Simulation to Improve Medication Use Systems” Role:PI $15,000 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 06-2008 -06-2009 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. “Efficiency and Computer Simulation Analysis for Inpatient Unit Dose Picking Process” Role:PI $20,000 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC, and Anand S 08-2004 -12-2004 Kroger Pharmacy, Cincinnati, Ohio. “Analysis and Improvement of the Kroger Pharmacy Filling Efficiency ” Role:PI $119,851 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 06-2004 -05-2005 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. “Effects of Using IntelliFill® IV Robot System” Role:PI $34,996 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC, and Anand S. 07-2003 -10-2003 the Thomsen Group, Kansas City, Kansas. "Efficiency Analysis of Kirby-Lester Automated Pill Counting System in Three Pharmacy Settings”, Role:PI $50,066 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 03-2003 -06-2003 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. “System Improvement and Facility Design” Role:PI $7,500 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 12-2001 -01-2002 Punches Pharmacy, Clare, Michigan and ScriptPro LLC, Mission, Kansas “Re-design an Independent Pharmacy Operations and Facility Design” Role:PI $25,500 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 08-2000 -01-2001 Health Alliance of the Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio and ScriptPro LLC., PIMission, Kansas. "Evaluate the Effects of Automated Prescription Dispensing Systems on the System Performance” Role:PI $12,500 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC, Arantes JC, Kelton WD, and Puhalla DM 11-1996 -12-1997 Revco D.S., Inc., Twinsburg, Ohio. "Reengineering a Chain Drug Store Operation System" Role:PI $149,950 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC, Heaton PC, Lobas N, and Ivey M. 11-1996 -06-1996 Health Alliance of the Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. "Effects of Using Baxter OptiFill® in Reengineering an Ambulatory Pharmacy: Efficiency and Effectiveness Analyses" Role:PI $17,080 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 06-1996 -12-1996 ScriptPro, L.L.C., Shawnee Mission, Kansas. "Efficiency Analysis of the ScriptPro® Pharmacy System: a Computer Simulation Approach" Role:PI $13,000 Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 02-1996 -03-1996 Washington,D.C.: the American Pharmaceutical Association "APhA/NWDA Concept Pharmacy Learning Center: Facility Design" for the 143rd APhA Annual Meeting (March 9-13, 1996) at Nashville, Tennessee. 2/96. Role:PI $1,500 Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:Lin AC. 10-1995 -12-1995 Revco D.S., Inc., Twinsburg, Ohio. "Revco Dispensing: Operations Analysis and Improvements" Role:PI $18,198 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 08-1995 -08-1995 the Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Cincinnati, Ohio. "A Study of the Effects of the Triple Therapy Program on Personnel Time and Patient Waiting Time in Retail Pharmacies" Role:PI $5,000 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 10-1992 -10-1993 Emory University Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia. . "Medication Distribution System Analysis - Computer Simulation Approach" Role:PI $12,000 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC, and Jang R 05-1992 -05-1993 Hook-SupeRx, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio. "Tomorrow's SupeRx - Work System Analysis and Facility Design" Role:PI $80,643 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 10-1991 -06-1993 Owen Healthcare, Inc., Houston, Texas. "The Efficiency Analysis for the Argus® Pharmacy System - In-vivo Simulation, and Field Testing" Role:PI $43,150 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 04-1992 -04-1992 The University Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. Lin AC. "IV Admixture Area Study - Computer Simulation Approach" Role:PI $2,000 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Lin AC. 03-1992 -03-1992 The University of Cincinnati-Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. "The Outpatient Pharmacy Facility Design at the New Ambulatory Building" Role:PI $2,000 Completed Type:Contract

Grant: #CHMC-FY03/Lin-01-A0-S0-E0 Investigators:Lin, Alex 04-01-2003 -03-31-2004 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center System Implementation & Facility Design for Children's Hospital Role:PI $7,500.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Investigators:Lin, Alex 07-01-2003 -01-31-2004 Thomsen Group, Inc. Efficiency Analysis & Dispensing Errors Study of Kirby-Lister Pill Counting System Role:PI $40,066.00 Closed Level:Industry

Investigators:Lin, Alex 07-01-2004 -06-30-2005 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Effects of Using IntelliFill I.V. Robot System Role:PI $34,996.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Investigators:Lin, Alex 08-13-2004 -06-30-2005 Kroger Company Analysis and Improvement of the Kroger Pharmacy Filling Efficiency Role:PI $119,851.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #REVCO-10-01-A0-S0-E1 Investigators:Lin, Alex 11-05-1996 -09-30-2000 Revco, Drug Stores, Inc. Reengineering a Chain Drug Store Operation System Role:PI $166,203.35 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #SRS006679 Investigators:Lin, Alex 11-15-2009 -06-30-2010 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Applications of Computer Simulation to Improve Medication Use Systems Role:PI $15,000.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #SRS 006885 Investigators:Ivey, Marianne; Lin, Alex 05-11-2010 -05-10-2012 Hospira, Inc. A Study on the Reduction of Wasted Intravenous Solutions in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital Role:PI $41,076.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #SRS006904 Investigators:Kelton, W. David; Lin, Alex 06-14-2010 -06-13-2012 Rite Aid Corporation Analysis and Improvement of Rite Aid Pharmacy Dispensing Systems Role:PI $197,278.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #Investigator initiated research agreement Investigators:Ivey, Marianne; Lin, Alex 04-16-2015 -04-15-2016 Baxter Healthcare Corporation The effect of using a technology-assisted IV workflow management system: reducing IV dispensing errors, assessing the severity of adverse events prevented, and evaluating the financial impact of reduc Role:PI $49,554.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #2020 Research Services Agreement Investigators:Lin, Alex 09-15-2019 -09-14-2021 Christ Hospital Designing an Effective and Efficient Central Pharmacy for Christ Hospital Role:PI $19,800.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Investigators:Lin, Alex 09-01-2021 -08-31-2022 Omnicell Evaluating the Impact of Using Omnicell Carousel and XR2 Automated Central Pharmacy System in a Large Hospital's Central Pharmacy Role:PI 0.00 Hold Level:Industry

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Lin, Alex C; Huang, Yao-Chin; Punches, George; Chen, Yan (2007. ) Effect of a robotic prescription-filling system on pharmacy staff activities and prescription-filling time.American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, , vol. 64 (17 ) ,1832-9 More Information

Heaton, P C; Lin, A C; Jang, R; Worthen, D B; Barker, K (1996. ) Time and cost analysis of repacking medications in unit-of-use containers .Washington,D.C.: Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association , , vol. 40 (5 ) ,631-6

Lin, A C; Jang, R; Sedani, D; Thomas, S; Barker, K N; Flynn, E A (1996. ) Re-engineering a pharmacy work system and layout to facilitate patient counseling .American Journal of Health-System Pharmacists, , vol. 53 (13 ) ,1558-64

Lin, A C; Barker, K N; Hassall, T H; Gallelli, J F (1988. ) Effects of simulated facility-design changes on outpatient pharmacy efficiency .American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, , vol. 45 (1 ) ,116-21

Lin AC*, Jang R, Lobas N, et al. (1999. ) Identification of Factors Leading to Excess Waiting Times in an Ambulatory Pharmacy .Hospital Pharmacy, , vol. 34, no.6 ,770-12

Lin AC*, Huang SH (2006. ) A Continuous Sampling Approach to Pharmacy Operation Efficiency Study .International Journal of Industrial and System Engineering, , vol. 1, no. 1/2 ,263-83

Arantes JC, Telang P, Lakshminarayanan S, and Lin AC. (09-1997. ) The Pooling of Cryoprecipitate . International Journal of Industrial Engineering, , vol. 4, no. 3 ,159-66

Deng, Yihong; Lin, Alex C; Hingl, John; Huang, Guixia; Altaye, Mekibib; Maynard, Heather; Mayhaus, Dave; Penm, Jonathan (2016. ) Risk factors for i.v. compounding errors when using an automated workflow management system.American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, , 73 (12 ) ,887-93 More Information

Chiu, Shih-Feng; Kelton, Christina M L; Guo, Jeff Jianfei; Wigle, Patricia R; Lin, Alex C; Szeinbach, Sheryl L (2011. ) Utilization, spending, and price trends for short- and long-acting Beta-agonists and inhaled corticosteroids in the medicaid program, 1991-2010. American health & drug benefits, , 4 (3 ) ,140-9

Jingyi Wang, Bingfang Yan, Lin AC* (2020. ) A Review for Current Treatment Strategies and the Role of Antiviral Medication as Potential Therapeutic Interventions for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak. Research and Reviews .Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, , Vol 9. (2. 2320-1215 ) ,

Lin AC*, Deng Y, Thaibah H, Hingl J, Penm J, Ivey MF, and Thomas M (2018. ) The Impact of Using an Intravenous Workflow Management System (IVWMS) on Cost and Patient Safety .International Journal of Medical Informatics, , 115 ,73 -79

Lin AC*, Penm J, Ivey MF, Deng Y, and Commins M. (2018. ) Applying Lean Techniques to Reduce Intravenous Waste through Pre-mixed Solution and Increasing Production Frequency .National Association for Healthcare Quality, , vol. 40, No. 1 (January/February 2018 ) ,2 -8

Wang JY, Thaibah H, Paul S, Van T, Lin AC* (2021. ) The Analysis of Pharmacogenomics Tests on Psychiatric Patient Outcomes and Primary Care Process in a Community Based Facility .

Published Books

Barker KN, Allan EL, Lin AC, et al. (1991. ) Chapter 17: Facility Planning and Design (pp. 149-63) .Handbook of Institutional Pharmacy Practice, 3rd edition , Bethesda, MD: the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Inc. (Co-Author)

Isla A, Lin AC*, and Kelton WD (2011. ) Improving Pharmacy Operations Using Computer Simulation .Decision Making in Service Industries: A Practical Approach , New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group

Huang YC, Fry MJ, and Lin AC. (2011. ) Logistics and Retail Pharmacies: Providing Cost-Effective Home Delivery of Prescriptions .Decision Making in Service Industries: A Practical Approach , New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group

Book Chapter

Huang YC, Fry MJ, and Lin AC* (2011 ) Chapter 6: Logistics and Retail Pharmacies: Providing Cost-Effective Home Delivery of Prescriptions Decision Making in Service Industries: A Practical Approach .(pp. 145 -173).New York, NY, Taylor and Francis Group (Co-Author)

Isla A, Lin AC*, and Kelton WD (2011 ) Chapter 7: Improving Pharmacy Operations Using Computer Simulation Decision Making in Service Industries: A Practical Approach .(pp. 125 -143).New York, NY, Taylor and Francis Group (Co-Author)

Barker KN, Allan EL, Lin AC (1991 ) Chapter 17: Facility Planning and Design Handbook of Institutional Pharmacy Practice, , 3rd edition .(pp. 149 -163).Bethesda, MD, the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Inc. (Co-Author)

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Lin AC. (12-12-2009. ) "Medical Technologies - From Concept to Market" .the Symposium of Biosensor Applications and Medical Technologies, Ming Chi University of Technology, Taishan, Taipei County, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC, Mayhaus D, Soo-hoo W, and Jew R. (10-28-2009. ) "Robot Face-Off (Efficiency and Effectiveness Comparison between IntelliFill and RIVA Intravenous Admixture Robots)" .2009 Child Health Corporation of America (CHCA) Pharmacy Directors Forum, Baltimore, Maryland. Level:National

Lin AC. (05-02-2008. ) Prescription Filling Analysis in a Major Chain Pharmacy .Seminar Series of the Department of Quantitative Analysis and Operations Management, College of Business, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:University

Lin AC, Chang A. (03-22-2004. ) Managing Modern Chain Drusgtores .the 2nd International Healthcare and Nutraceutical Conference, Xieman, China. Level:International

Lin AC. (07-19-2003. ) Strategies for Reducing Medication Errors .Symposium of Southern Region Healthacare System, Dalin, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (02-06-2002. ) Pharmacy Facility Design – Theoretical and Practical Issues .NCPA 2002 Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada. Level:National

Lin AC. (12-13-2001. ) Quality Assurance in Pharmacy Services .Jiarnnren Hospital's Quality Assurance Serie, Kaoshium, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (12-08-2001. ) The Challenges of Pharmaceutical Services in the New Millilieum .The Centennial Celebration of National Defense University , Taipei, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (10-13-2001. ) Pharmacy Facility Design .NCPA 103rd Annual Conference, Philadephia, Pennsyvania. Level:National

Lin AC. (07-07-2001. ) How to Imporve Medication Use Systems? .the National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (06-21-2001. ) Pharmacy Automation and Pharmaceutical Care .China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (12-12-2000. ) Pharmacy Benefit Systems and their Operations .The Symposium of Capitation Pharmacy Service and Separating Prescribing and Dispensing, Taipei, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (12-12-2000. ) “Drug Pricing and Insurance Reimbursement” .The Symposium of Capitation Pharmacy Service and Separating Prescribing and Dispensing, Taipei, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (12-12-2000. ) US Dispensing Fee Payment .The Symposium of Capitation Pharmacy Service and Separating Prescribing and Dispensing, Taipei, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (12-12-2000. ) Quality Assurance and Pharmaceutical Care .The Symposium of Capitation Pharmacy Service and Separating Prescribing and Dispensing, Taipei, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (08-02-1999. ) Trends of Pharmacy Operations in the USA .The Executives Meeting of the Major Japanese Chain Drugstores , Tokyo, Japan. Level:International

Lin AC. (04-18-1999. ) Workflow Issues and Integration of Automation Technology” .The OPA (Ohio Pharmaceutical Association) Annual Conference & Trade Show , Columbus, Ohio. Level:State

Lin AC. (02-05-1999. ) Workflow Issues and the Importance of Pharmacy Automation Technology .The ASAP (American Society for Automation Pharmacy) Technology Conference, Amelia Island, Florida. Level:National

Lin AC, Grasha AF, Ivey MF. (12-05-1998. ) Workflow and Pharmacy Automation - Part I: Integrating Pharmacy Automation by Improving Workflow and Facility Design .The ’98 ASHP Midyear Meeting and Exhibits, Las Vegas, Nevada. Level:National

Grasha AF, Lin AC, Reilley S. (12-05-1998. ) Workflow and Pharmacy Automation - Part II: Cognitive Processes in Pharmacy Error: How Technology, Psychological Interventions, Workflow and Facility Design Prevent Mistakes .The ’98 ASHP Midyear Meeting and Exhibits, Las Vegas, Nevada. Level:National

Lin AC. (10-01-1998. ) Pharmacy Automation and its Implications .National Taiwan University College of Pharmacy, Taipei, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (05-02-2011. ) Merchandizing – Silent Selling .Rich Chain Drugstores, Taichung, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (05-02-2011. ) Effective Pharmacy Management .College of Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC (03-18-2012. ) "Merchandising – Silent Sales by Plan-o-gram" .at Taoyan Pharmacists Association Meeting, , Taoyan, Taiwan. Level:International

Mark BonDurant and Lin AC (03-18-2012. ) “One Minute Manager” .at Taoyan Pharmacists Association Meeting, Taoyan, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (03-18-2012. ) “Managing Principles for Modern Community Pharmacies” .at Taoyan Pharmacists Association Meeting, Taoyan, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (03-24-2012. ) “Advanced Medication Use Systems Design” .at the Symposium for Advancing Patient-Centered Medication Use System, College of Pharmacy, Chin Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC. (08-17-1998. ) "1998 McKesson APS Pharmacy Workshop - Improving Pharmacy System" .Workshop, Pineville, Louisiana..

Lin AC. (08-23-1997. ) "Pharmacy Facility Design" .at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Pharmacy Conference, Boston, MA.. Level:National

Lin AC. (03-16-1998. ) Lin AC. "Modern Hospital Pharmacy Systems in the Changing US Healthcare Environment" .at 1997 R.O.C. Clinical Pharmacists Annual Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan.. Level:International

Lin AC. (06-02-1997. ) "Computer Simulation in Re-engineering" .at the ASHP Annual Meeting ’97: Education and Exhibits, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Level:National

Lin AC. (03-17-1997. ) "Designing Modern Community Pharmacy Practices and Operation Systems" .at the Symposium on Developing Community Pharmacy Systems, Taipei, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC, Ivey MF. (03-02-1997. ) "Computer Simulation Case Study" .at the Institute on the Evaluation of Pharmacy Automation,, Atlanta, Georgia.. Level:National

Lin AC. (10-04-1996. ) "The US Chain Drug Store Systems - Now and Future" .at the Symposium on Chain Drug Store Management, Taichung, Taiwan. Level:International

Lin AC, and Thompson R (08-28-1996. ) "The Systematic Approach in Evaluating the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Your Pharmacy Operations" .at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Pharmacy Conference , San Diego, CA.. Level:National

Lin AC, and Thompson R. (08-28-1996. ) "Improving the Effectiveness and Efficiency of your Pharmacy Operations" .at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Pharmacy Conference, San Diego, CA.. Level:National

Lin AC, Cain SK, and Wall A. (05-06-1996. ) "The Effects of the Time Delay on Pharmaceutical Care in Long Term Care Nursing Facilities" .at the Fourth Wintergreen Research Conference in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Wintergreen, Virginia. Level:National

Poster Presentations

Chiu SF, Lin AC*, Ivey MF, McArter J, and Chiu CH. (06-15-2009. ) “Quantifying the Intravenous Admixture Wastage in a Hospital" .American Society of Health-system Pharmacists (ASHP) 2009 Summer Meeting, at , Rosemont, Illinois. . Level:National

Chiu SF, Lin AC*, Hingl J, Mayhaus D, and Horn J. (06-09-2008. ) “Appropriateness of Using a Computer Simulation Approach in Evaluating the Efficiency of a Units Dose Drug Distribution System” .ASHP 2008 Summer Meeting, Seattle, Washington. . Level:National

Lin AC*, Qian J, Horn J, and Hingl J. (06-09-2008. ) “Effects of Using an Intravenous Robot System on Admixture Operations” .ASHP 2008 Summer Meeting, Seattle, Washington. . Level:National

Lin AC*, Huang S, and Chen Y (06-10-2008. ) “Analysis of Prescriptions Filling Labor” .ASHP 2008 Summer Meeting, Seattle, Washington. . Level:National

Lin AC*, Huang S, Qian J, et al. (04-21-2006. ) “The Effects of Automated Prescription Filling System on the Time Utilization of Pharmacy Staff” .OPA 128th Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio. . Level:Regional

Lin AC, Watson W, Chen Y. (04-21-2006. ) “The Effects of Telephone Calls on Prescription Filling Efficiency in a Drugstore Chain”, .OPA 128th Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio. . Level:Regional

Lin AC, Huang S, Qian J, et al. (04-21-2006. ) “Prescriptions Filling Labor Analysis for a Major Drugstore Chain” .UC Showcase 2006, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Ohio. . Level:University

Lin AC, Huang S, Qian J, et al. (03-05-2006. ) “The Effects of Automated Prescription Filling System on the Involvement of Pharmacy Staff in Prescription Filling Activities" .ISPOR 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference, Shanghai, China. . Level:International

Lin AC, Huang S, Chen Y, et al. (03-05-2006. ) "Analysis of the Factors Affecting Prescription Filling Efficiency in a Chain Drugstore” .ISPOR 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference, Shanghai, China. . Level:International

Lin AC, Qian J, Chen Y. (03-05-2006. ) “Analysis of the Prescriptions Filling Labor in a Major US Drugstore Chain” .ISPOR 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference, Shanghai, China. . Level:International

Lin AC, Watson W, Chen Y, et al. (03-05-2006. ) “The Effects of Telephone Calls on Prescription Filling Efficiency in a Drugstore Chain” .ISPOR 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference, Shanghai, China. . Level:International

Lin AC, Huang YC, Punches G, et al. (03-05-2006. ) “Effects of Using an Automated Prescription Filling System on Pharmacy Staff Utilization and Prescription Filling Labor” .ISPOR 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference, Shanghai, China. .

Lin AC, Wissinger B, Horn JP, Yeh MK. (12-09-2003. ) “Applying a Comprehensive Approach in Designing an Outpatient Pharmacy Facility” .38th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibits , New Orleans, Louisiana. . Level:National

Lin AC, Huang YC, Ivey MF, Fye D, Guo JJ. (12-09-2003. ) “Efficiency Analysis of an Automated Prescription Filling System in an Outpatient Pharmacy” .38th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibits, New Orleans, Louisiana. . Level:National

Lin AC, Ivey MF, Bohenek WS, Marvin KC, Anand, S. (06-05-2000. ) “Application of Computer Simulation in Planning a Multi-site Unit Dose Distribution for an Integrated Pharmacy System” .2000 ASHP Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida. . Level:National

Lin AC, Heaton PC, Jang R, Worthen D, Barker KN. (03-09-1999. ) "The Effect of Repacking Drugs in Unit of Use in Community Pharmacy Practice" .American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA) Pharmacy Conference ’99, San Antonio, Texas. . Level:National

Lin AC, Arantes J, Nam B, et al. (06-03-1998. ) "Scientific Approach for Identifying Factors Leading to Excess Ambulatory Pharmacy Waiting Time" .’98 ASHP Annual Meeting,, Baltimore, Maryland. . Level:National

Lin AC, Barker KN. (12-13-1985. ) "Effect of Facility Design Changes on NIH Outpatient Pharmacy Efficiency" .the 20th Annual ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana. . Level:National

Lin AC, Barker KN, Campbell WH, et al. (12-09-1992. ) "Study of Variables Affecting Floor Space Requirements for Intravenous Admixture Areas in Hospitals: A Computer Simulation Approach" .the 27th Annual ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibits, Orlando, Florida. . Level:National

Paper Presentations

Lin AC*, Chiu BC, and Hingl J. (12-08-2010. ) "The Effects of Intravenous Admixture Batching Schedules on Waste – A Computer Simulation Approach" .Anaheim, California. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lin AC*, Hingl J, Chiu SF, Chiu CH, and Mayhaus D. (04-09-2010. ) “Analysis of Comparative Metrics for Intravenous Robots Using Computer Simulation Approach” .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Chiu SF, Lin AC*, Ivey MF, McArter J, and Chiu CH. (04-17-2009. ) "Quantifying the Intravenous Admixture Wastage in a Hospital" .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Chiu SF, Guo J, Wigle P, and Lin AC. (04-17-2009. ) “Drug Utilization and Spending Trends for Anti-asthmatic Agents in US Medicaid Program from 1991 to 2007” .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Lin AC*, Qian J, Guo JJ, Huang S, Horn J. (04-29-2007. ) “Effects of Using IntelliFill® IV Robot System on Intravenous Admixture Operations” .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Lin AC*, Chen Y, Qian J, et al. (04-21-2006. ) “Analysis of the Factors Affecting Prescription Filling Efficiency” .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Lin AC, Thomsen C. (04-16-2004. ) "An Efficiency and Productivity Analysis of the Kirby-Lester KL16df Automatic Pill Counting System in Community and Outpatient Pharmacy Settings" .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Lin AC, Punches G. (04-16-2004. ) “New Facility Design for an Independent Pharmacy Using an Automated Prescription Filling System" .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Lin AC, and Barker KN (05-08-1987. ) "Medication Errors in Psychiatric/Disability Hospitals" .Athens, Georgia. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Lin AC, Mykytka EF, and Barker KN. (04-15-1992. ) "Use of Computer Simulation in Hospital Pharmacy Facility Design" .Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Hsia JJ, Jang R, and Lin AC. (09-12-1992. ) "Circadian Rhythms, Sleep, and Burnout of Pharmacy Personnel" .Minneapolis, Minnesota. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Lin AC, and Barker KN. (09-14-1993. ) "Use of Computer Simulation in Hospital Medication Distribution System Analysis" .Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Russell TW, Jang R, Lin AC, and Wuest JR. (04-08-1994. ) "Relationship between Willingness-to-Pay and Discrepancy in Pharmacy Services Desired and Obtained by Patients with Diabetes" .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Lin AC, Sedani D, Thomas SE, Jang R, and Luce R. (04-08-1994. ) "Pharmacy of the Future" .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Cain SK, Lin AC, and Wall A. (03-29-1996. ) "Effects of Physician Response Time on LTCF Pharmacist Recommendations for Patient Care" .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Lin AC, Heaton PC, and Thompson R. (03-29-1996. ) "Scientific Improvements of Dispensing Operations" .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Lin AC, Arantes J, Nam B, et al. (04-04-1997. ) "Improved Prescription Package for Enhancing Patient Care Quality and Operation Efficiency" .Columbus, Ohio. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Honors and Awards

Feature story and cover subject on ComputerTalk - Magazine for Contemporary Pharmacy Management, Vol. 19, No.1, January/February 1999.

Cover story, entitled “Faculty, Students Team up with SupeRx to Create the Pharmacy of the Future”, University Current, published by University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, Vol. 3, Issue 8, November 12, 1993.

Keywords

Automation in Pharmacy,Pharmacy Facility Design,Pharmacy Work System Analysis,Efficiency Analysis in Pharmacy,Computer Simulation in Pharmacy,Productivity Analysis in Pharmacy,Medication Emor Study,Medication Distribution System Analysis

Courses Taught

Pharmacy Management I Level:Graduate

Pharmacy Management II Level:Graduate

Evaluation of Administrative Pharmacy Research Level:Graduate

Medication Distribution System Analysis and Design Level:Graduate

Seminar in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Social Administrative Sciences) Level:Graduate

Special Topic Level:Graduate

Special Topic Level:Graduate