Trends in Ensuring Safety for Home Infusion: The Case for Tamper-Evident Products
To ensure safety throughout the supply chain and in the patient’s home, providers are adopting tamper-evident products for intravenous home infusion.
To better understand the steps home infusion providers are taking to ensure safety, Becker’s Hospital Review recently spoke with Neil Colby, RPh, an infusion pharmacist and Director of Infusion Pharmacy Services for CDRx Infusion
Ensuring Medication Safety with Tamper Evident Products
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and American Nurses Association estimate that 10% of health care workers experience substance abuse, given the access to medications in health care institutions. One report estimates that, in 2019, 148 million medication doses were diverted by health care employees.
What Are You Doing To Prevent Drug Diversion?
the record $7.75 million penalty for allegations of inappropriate pharmacy operations involving drug diversion. The Investigation by Drug Enforcement Officials uncovered irregularities concerning the distribution, dispensing, and record keeping of controlled substances…