NEW & EVENTS

Stay up to date. IMI’s news and events page is dedicated to the latest information about IMI products, industry news, major Pharmaceutical Health Systems Conferences, and Official Press Releases. 

Latest News

Tamper-Evident Caps with RFID Combat Diversion in Healthcare

The Staggering Cost of DiversionA recent study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine cited the vast costs diversion poses for Health Systems. “Hospitals bear the cost of diverted drugs, internal investigations, and follow-up care for affected patients, and can...

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IMI Brings Expertise in Tamper Evident Security to Home Health

IMI brings expertise in Tamper Evident Security to the home health market through a strategic partnership with
Integrated Medical Systems, Inc. (IMS), a leading national distributor within the alternate site marketplace. The
collaboration introduces IMI products to home infusion healthcare furthering drug integrity and security from
pharmacy to patient

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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

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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.

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2021 Pharmacy Events

As the Healthcare Industry continues to fight to defeat the Novel Corona Virus, the conference landscape continues to evolve. While how we connect may look a little different, our commitment to supplying pharmacies with the highest quality products and customer service remains unwavering. Below please find resources on the industry events in which IMI Participates. 

24th Annual NAPPA Conference
August 17 – 19, 2021 | Las Vegas, NV

Annual NPPA Conference 

Since 1997, NPPA has conducted the only national meeting exclusively for the pharmacy purchasing profession, the Annual NPPA Conference, held in Las Vegas each year (usually in August). This conference offers a unique opportunity for Pharmacy Purchasing Professionals in all disciplines and work settings to come together to learn the latest trends in Pharmacy Purchasing. Read More >

IDN Summit and Reverse Expo
August 30 – September 1, 2021  |  Pheonix, AZ

IDN SUMMIT AND REVERSE EXPO

The IDN Summit is an executive-level event designed to support IDN leaders to accomplish their networking, product sourcing, and educational goals. Professionals know IDN Supply Chains spend billions each year on products and services. Supply chain costs are the second largest expense category for most IDNs. That’s why it takes strategic, committed leaders to navigate the complexities of the supply chain. The IDN Summit makes it effective and efficient for you to enjoy in-depth industry engagement and education. Read more > 

IHFDA Conference 2021
September 20 -23, 2021 | Virtual

IHFDA 2021 Conference (Virtual)

Founded in 2015, the International Health Facility Diversion Association, or IHFDA, is an international network of experienced professionals who come together to share solutions, knowledge and insight on how to prevent, detect, and properly respond to drug diversion by healthcare personnel. IHFDA is an advocate for patient safety, and is committed to addressing all aspects of drug diversion within healthcare facilities. For healthcare facility diversion stakeholders, IHFDA is your one-stop resource. IHFDA is an international organization dedicated to providing resources to achieve the best possible outcome for the patient, healthcare facility and abuser. More Conference Information > 

NADDI Annual Conference
November  -9 – 12, 2021 | St. Pete Beach, FL

NADDI 32nd Annual Conference

NADDI is the leading drug diversion training organization in the nation, with the largest networking platform for professionals involved in the field of pharmaceutical drug diversion. The NADDI networking platform provides the opportunity to bring diverse viewpoints, education, support, and resources to the individuals facing the challenges in the fight against the misuse and abuse of pharmaceutical drugs. More Confrence Information > 

ASHP MidYear Clinical 2021
December 5 – 9, 2021 | Orlando, FL

ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition

ASHP is currently looking forward to hosting its 2021 Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition in Orlando, FL, December 5-9, 2021. The situation related to COVID-19 remains fluid and as such, we continue to monitor a number of relevant factors and data that might impact our planning. Any changes to our plan will be posted on the ASHP website and shared across IMI social channels.

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