Newsweek Article "When Drug Addicts Work in Hospitals, No One Is Safe"
Great article in Newsweek on why it is important to have strong policies in place to help prevent drug diversion. Healthcare workers have access to many types of medications and though the vast majority do not divert drugs, this article shows how just one person can a huge negative impact on the facility and the patients the facility is responsible for. Though this article highlights one serial diverter's actions across multiple hospitals, drug diversion can affect any healthcare facility, from hospitals, to surgery centers, to physician practices. Along with good witness and waste policies and automated medication drug cabinets, the Cactus Smart Sink can make it much more difficult for someone set on diverting drugs.