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How drug diversion can enable patients to unknowingly become infected with Hepatitis C

This post’s author is Lauren Lollini, a patient safety advocate and Board member with IHFDA. Lauren is using her personal story to help educate on the dangers of drug diversion with the hopes of preventing this serious health crisis from happening to others.

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As opioid crisis hits healthcare workplaces, here’s how artificial intelligence can help hospitals monitor controlled substances and keep employees safe

In 2014, 3.2 billion prescriptions were ordered during hospital visits, and the majority of those transactions were completed without incident. But, there are an increasing number of individuals that divert medications, most often narcotics, for their own use. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 1 in 5 of those abusing...

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How AI can transform healthcare security problems into opportunities

Thanks to Hollywood, artificial intelligence (AI), for many of us, now either seems like a distant fantasy or conjures up visions of evil robots taking over the world. The latest high-profile individual to succumb to this either-or vision is Alibaba founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma. On a recent Davos panel, he said that AI is a threat to...

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Writing the book on next-generation compliance analytics

By John Steiner, Executive Director of Compliance and Ethics, NCH Health System and Robert Lord, President and Co-Founder, Protenus

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Faster, safer, better: Why Protenus embraces Infrastructure-as-Code

At Protenus, we value moving quickly — continually iterating to improve our state of the art healthcare compliance analytics platform. Combine this rapid development cycle with a steadily growing customer base, and we find ourselves needing new infrastructure resources at a dizzying pace.