Use checkpoints to ID employee medication theft

January 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Jan2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p4
The article describes how Agape Hospice in Minden, Louisiana prevents medication diversion or theft. The hospice uses several checkpoints to discourage employees from stealing drugs. According to Debbie Williams, administrator at the hospice, the nurse signs a logbook verifying the amount of drugs while taking them to the patient, and the patient signs a sheet to indicate that the drugs were delivered properly.


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