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James Rhodes



Advanced Pharmacy Operations


PharmD: University of Missouri - Kansas City

Residency Training

PGY1&2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership: University of Chicago Medicine

James Rhodes

Practice Interests

Pharmacy operations, pharmacy automation and technology, medication safety, project management

Professional Affiliation

  • ASHP Section of Pharmacy Practice Leaders Advisory Group - New and Emerging Leaders 

  • Vizient Pharmacy Development and Workforce

Recent Publications

  • Patterson ME, Bollinger S, Coleman C, Rhodes JAM. Medication discrepancy rates and sources upon nursing home intake: A prospective study. [published online June 19, 2021]. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2021. doi:10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.06.013. 

  • McCarthy BC Jr. Rhodes JAM. Know before you throw: Pharmaceutical waste and drug disposal. Pharmacy Tech Topics. 2021; 26(1):2-32. ACPE-accredited. 

  • Rhodes JAM, McCarthy BC Jr. Readiness and the drivers of sustainable implementation of clinical pharmacy services. Am J Health-Sys Pharm. 2019; 76(21):1716-7. doi:10.1093/ajhp/zxz186. 

  • Rhodes JAM, McCarthy BC Jr. Automated dispensing cabinet technology limitations compromise patient safety. Am J Health-Sys Pharm. 2019; 76(18):1372-3. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/zxz153

Academic and/or National Presentations

  • Rhodes JAM, Scott AC, Orr RJ. The financial impact of a pharmacy technician "flex-up" staffing-to-demand matrix during a pandemic. Poster to be presented at Illinois Pharmacy Resident Conference; May 2021; Virtual. 

  • Rhodes JAM, Hartman SW, Scott AC. Scatter plot methodology on smart pump alert maintenance. Poster presented at Vizient Consortium Pharmacy Network at ASHP's Midyear Clinical Meeting; Dec 2020; Virtual. 

  • Spezzano K. Hain M, Rhodes JAM, Rasmussen J, Gawedzki P, Albert L, Hope C. Evaluation of medication reconciliation discrepancies. Poster presented at UCM Quality & Safety Symposium; Oct 2020; Virtual. 

  • Rhodes JAM, McCarthy BC Jr., Scott AC. Impact of an optimized automated dispensing cabinet functionality on controlled substance medication inventory discrepancies. Poster presented at Vizient Consortium Pharmacy Network at ASHP's Midyear Clinical Meeting; Dec 2019; Las Vegas, NV. 

  • Rhodes JAM, McCarthy BC Jr. Utilization evaluation of medication override indications in automated dispensing cabinets. Poster presented at ASHP's Summer Clinical Meeting and Exhibition; Jun 2019; Boston, MA.

Current Research

Automated dispensing cabinet optimization, pharmacist training

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