06.01.2015

Pharmacy Purchasing & Products - Develop a Drug Diversion Program

"Traditionally, health care institutions regarded incidents of drug diversion as isolated events. The most basic forms often were discovered through end-of-shift drug counts, and the employee deemed culpable usually was terminated without outside reporting or follow up. However, over the course of the last 2 decades, our understanding of institutional drug diversion has evolved; now it is recognized as a pervasive threat to both patient and employee safety. As such, it is an issue that requires perpetual vigilance and management expertise to detect and prevent."

First article in two part series discussing drug diversion. Click Here to read more.

 

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