Original webinar presented: May 18, 2016 by James Jorgenson, Chief Executive Officer, Greg Burger, Vice President, Hospital & Health Systems Services, Maureen Burger, Chief Nursing Officer, and Chris Fortier, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Massachusetts General Hospital.
Addiction to prescription opioids reached epidemic proportions and is a major driver of drug diversion. Hospitals aren’t immune to the growing problem and the DEA is increasing scrutiny of drug diversion in healthcare organizations.
In this webinar, presenters dicussed key factors in hospital readiness and a proactive response. Visante will also be joined by Chris Fortier, Chief Pharmacy Officer at Mass General, to discuss his organization’s experience with drug diversion and the DEA.
Drug diversion topics of discussion include:
- Why culture can derail your diversion program
- The importance of segregating duties of buying and receiving
- The importance of diversion reporting
- Lessons learned from diversion at Massachusetts General Hospital