Thursday, September 13, 2018
Source: Drug Diversion Digest: 2018 Six Month Retrospective: 18.7M Pills Lost Due to Healthcare Employee Misuse and Theft
"The first half of 2018 proved that clinical drug diversion continues to threaten the ability of healthcare organizations to provide high-quality patient care and to ensure safe medication administration... Our analysis is based on 179 total incidents of medication tampering, fraud, and theft reported in the news from January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. We know that this aggregation reflects just the tip of the iceberg, representing only a limited set of diversion events carried out by healthcare workers during this time period..."
Posted by SNi at 9/13/2018 08:00:00 PM