Hospitals Get A Prescription For AI To Help Prevent Opioid Theft

Although they are meant to handle them responsibly, studies reveal that there are health care professionals who suffer from drug addiction. The findings suggest that 10%-15% of clinicians abuse drugs at some point during their career. This also typically means they have engaged in medication diversion.

If you are not familiar with the term “diversion,” think of it as the polite way to say drug theft that occurs in medical institutions. The opioid crisis has led many people to investigate how these controlled substances are entering our communities beyond rouge doctors writing subscriptions and patients selling their medications. One potential source may be hospitals. 

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