Procurement Trends: Drug Diversion Analytics - June, 2022

June 1, 2022 | Procurement Trends



Drug diversion occurs when controlled substances are obtained or used illegally. Hospitals are one of the most common settings in which drugs are diverted. Drug diversion monitoring systems assist in identifying drug diversion by using behavioral analytics in conjunction with artificial intelligence. These systems can identify suspicious behavior and patterns, audit medication dispensing, and provide greater visibility into drug diversion. We have seen increased member interest in the drug diversion analytics market since 2014 as more facilities improve their monitoring programs. We believe the growth was primarily driven by a greater focus in diversion resulting from the opioid crisis. However, these systems are also being utilized for greater visibility in...

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