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Drug Diversion’s Long Tentacles
HealthLeaders Media

For any executive who still thinks healthcare workers don’t pilfer opioid drugs from syringes and cabinets, and would never put patients at risk, a growing number of health system leaders now beg to differ. They’ve seen it wreak havoc on their organizations.

From Minneapolis to Denver to Jacksonville to El Paso, hospitals have learned the hard way how devastating drug diversion can be—not just to their reputations, but to their patients and their bottom lines as well.