Healthcare IT News: Drug Diversion

Drug diversion is a stealthy and illicit activity that involves the misuse of prescription medications without legal authorization. The process of drug diversion includes transferring drugs to people who were not prescribed any medicine. It is also called medication, prescription, and opioid diversion and has significant health, legal and social implications. The drugs commonly used for drug diversion include analgesics, mainly opioids, and psychoactive drugs, mostly benzodiazepines. Drug diversion in healthcare (employees stealing drugs for their use) may have severe effects on the health of patients.

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      The hospital pharmacy leader and the fight against drug diversion - A panel discussion on new tools and guidelines

      April 28, 2021 

      It is an online event.

      The hospital pharmacy leader and the fight against drug diversion - A panel discussion on new tools and guidelines