Maryanne Molenaar

Eastern Health, Systems Pharmacis
Closing the loop of medication management in hospitals to improve patient safety with barcoding technology on unit dose packaging

Maryanne Molenaar is the pharmacist responsible for the strategic leadership and direction for the Eastern Health (EH) Pharmacy Department’s Information and Communications Technology Systems.

Her work includes the administration of the Automated Dispensing Cabinets at Eastern Health. Prior to this Maryanne was the EH HealthSMART Clinical Systems Support Pharmacist, a role which evolved from her work on the EH HealthSMART Project Team as a subject matter expert. This role involved membership of, and chairing, the Department of Health Statewide Medications Review Group, a group responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the medication content of the Victorian Department of Health’s HealthSMART Clinical System. Maryanne is a member of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists Electronic Medication Management Leadership Committee. Maryanne’s career has been based within the Victorian Public Hospital system. Her previous roles include Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Western Hospital and Director of Pharmacy, Bendigo Health Care Group.