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Drug Diversion: Overcoming the “It Can’t Be My Nurse” Hurdles

By Debra Rorie, RPh, Pharmacy Implementation Supervisor, Deaconess Health System This first-hand account of a real diversion scenario describes how it was uncovered and addressed by the healthcare institution. 2010 marked a year of change at Deaconess Health System in…

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Alternative Careers in Nursing Part 4: Adventures with Travel

Career options available for those in the nursing field have never been better. In this four-part series, we examine opportunities for nurses who are looking for careers outside that of the traditional hospital bedside nurse. In the fourth and last…

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News Corner: Celebrating National Health IT Week 2016

This week we celebrate National Health IT Week! Omnicell has partnered with HIMSS once again to show our dedication to improving health IT solutions across all types of healthcare settings. NHIT Week started on Monday, September 26th and runs through…

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Drug Diversion: The Impact on Infection Control

This is the fourth in a series of articles based on diversion management webinars hosted by Omnicell and featuring drug diversion expert Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN, and other speakers. This post is based on information presented by guest speaker…

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Alternative Careers in Nursing Part 3: Forensics, Sales, Insurance Consulting, and Blogging

Career options available for those in the nursing field have never been better. In this four-part series, we examine opportunities for nurses who are looking for careers outside that of the traditional hospital bedside nurse. In part 3 of this…

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Policies for Preventing and Detecting Diversion in the Pharmacy

This is the third in a series of posts based on diversion management webinars hosted by Omnicell and featuring drug diversion expert Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN, and other speakers. With the high volume of medications present in pharmacies—including powerful…

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Alternative Careers in Nursing Part 2: Administrative, Education, IT and Research

Career options available for those in the nursing field have never been better. In this four-part series, we are examining opportunities for nurses who are looking for careers outside that of the traditional hospital bedside nurse. In part 2 of…

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Minimizing Diversion Risk in Procedural Areas, Operating Rooms, and Emergency Departments

This is the second in a series of articles based on diversion management webinars hosted by Omnicell, and featuring drug diversion expert Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN, and other speakers. The Inherent Risk of Procedural Areas In 2009, one Colorado…

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Alternative Careers in Nursing Part 1: Public Health, Home Care and Medical Centers

Love nursing and looking for new challenges? There are many exciting career opportunities for those new to the field, or experienced nurses wanting to make a change. In this four-part series, we will examine the options available for nurses who…

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General Policies for Preventing Drug Diversion

This is the first in a series of posts based on diversion management webinars hosted by Omnicell and featuring drug diversion expert Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN, and other speakers. The Fourfold Risk of Drug Diversion As drug diversion becomes…

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